Framing Spatial Tasks as Social Eliminates Gender Differences

Women underperform on certain spatial tests when they don’t expect to do as well as men, but framing the tests as social tasks eliminates the gender gap in performance. More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the relationship between emotion categories and neural representations of emotion and how language provides a code that closely maps onto body types.


APS to Launch New Research Methodologies and Practices Journal

APS is launching a new journal to serve as the home for new developments in research methodology and practices, and is seeking nominations for Founding Editor of the forthcoming publication.


Early Attachment and Culture Affect Responses to Ostracism

In a recent study, researchers explored why people find it difficult to be excluded from a group as well as how culture and attachment affect those feelings.


How Dishonest Behavior Can Turn Into Corporate Misconduct

This is a photo of a dollar on a fishing line and hook.

Psychological scientists explore aspects of organizational climate that may allow for fraud like the recent Wells Fargo scandal to happen.


Other People Are Less Attention-Grabbing to the Wealthy

Findings from a series of three studies suggest that the degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class.