New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of research on transparency in characterizing past knowledge, psychology’s contributions to anti-blackness in the U.S., questioning the value of reflexivity statements in research, conceptions of self-control, and much more.
The Mindset That Brings Unlimited Willpower
We all face demanding days that seem designed to test our self-control. Perhaps you are a barista, and you have some particularly rude and demanding customers, but you manage to keep your poise throughout. Or
Neuroscience Says There’s No Such Thing as Free Will. A Psychologist Explains Why That Might Not Be True
The question of free will is still hotly debated. On the one hand, we clearly experience ourselves as able to make choices and freely act on them. If you fancy some crisps, you can choose
A smarter way to think about willpower
Since World War II, obesity rates in the United States have skyrocketed, our net national savings rate has plummeted, and American adults and kids alike have allocated a rapidly rising proportion of their free time
Researchers Propose a New Framework for Understanding Self-Control: PSPI
Leading behavioral scientists propose a new framework that outlines four types of self-control strategies.
100 million Americans have chronic pain. Very few use one of the best tools to treat it.
When pain settled into Blair Golson’s hands, it didn’t let go. What started off as light throbbing in one wrist 10 years ago quickly engulfed the other. The discomfort then spread, producing a pain much