Findings include a significant decrease in attitudes toward most types of bias in the United States between 2007 and 2020.
15-Aug-2022 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
For tasks ranging from solving word puzzles to throwing darts, better performers don't necessarily give better advice—they just give more of it, finds research recently published in the journal Psychological Science.
15-Jul-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Zoom and Alcohol Don’t Mix—Looking at Yourself During Online Social Gatherings May Worsen Mood; Alcohol May Increase This Effect
The more a person stares at themselves while talking with a partner in an online chat, the more their mood degrades over the course of the conversation, a new study finds. Alcohol use appears to worsen this effect.
13-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Briefing 1: Friday, May 27, 10 a.m. CDT; Briefing 2: Saturday, May 28, 11 a.m. CDT.
Registration: Journalists should contact [email protected] to attend the virtual briefings.
26-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
To turn the tide on the biases that perpetuate social injustice, the latest issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest recommends that governments and institutions treat implicit bias as a public-health problem.
20-May-2022 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Journalists are invited to attend two virtual news briefing that will cover the latest research and discoveries from the field of psychological science. Topics will include the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education, tools to support ethnic...
17-May-2022 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Wendy Wood, provost professor of psychology and business at the University of Southern California, has been elected to serve as President-Elect of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
11-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
PSPI Live is an online symposium series that highlights papers published in the APS journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI).
20-Apr-2022 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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"False Confessions: A Current Matter of Life and Death" by Saul Kassin, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
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How do children learn language, and how is language related to other cognitive and social skills? Psychological scientists have researched these questions for many decades. Here’s a look at some recent research (2020–2021) on language...
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Through an ongoing series of backgrounders, the Association for Psychological Science (APS) is exploring many of the psychological factors that can help the public understand and collectively combat the spread of COVID-19. Each backgrounder...
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