What strategies can children use to facilitate self-control? First, they can choose their physical or social circumstances or change them to their advantage. Next, they can selectively attend to particular features of their situations or represent their situations in particular ways. Using these metacognitive strategies is more efficient than effortful response inhibition.
Psychological scientists looking to apply for funding from the US National Science Foundation may be interested in upcoming January and February deadlines. More
The APS Fellows are among 125 newly elected members and foreign associates from across scientific disciplines. More
The National Academy of Sciences Board on Children, Youth, and Families (BCYF) has released a report of a consensus study on reducing child poverty in the United States, thanks in part to key leadership by psychological scientists. Titled A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty, the report concludes that poverty causes More