Children Exposed to Multiple Languages May Be Better Natural Communicators

Children from multilingual environments are better at interpreting a speaker’s meaning than children who are exposed only to their native tongue, researchers find. More>

      

The Social Powers of Primates

In his Bring the Family Address, biologist and primatologist Frans B. M. de Waal discussed an overlap among the politics, culture, and morality of humans and other primates.

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Portrait of Self-Control as a Young Process

APS President Nancy Eisenberg chaired a Presidential Symposium at the APS Annual Convention, joining four distinguished scientists who study how self-regulation emerges during development.

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Mind Over Matter

In his Fred Kavli Keynote Address at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Michael Posner showed how attentional networks can be harnessed to improve the human condition.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: folk explanations of behavior; exposure to collective trauma and responses to acute stress; and dual-hormone changes and bargaining performance.

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Hiding Your True Colors May Make You Feel Morally Tainted

Our drive for authenticity may be so fundamental that we actually feel immoral and impure when we violate our true sense of self.

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Getting Hands-On Deepens Science Learning

Students who are able to test scientific concepts in ways that are hands-on come to understand the concepts more deeply and score better on science tests.

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