Special needs mom and behavioral management specialist creates new app that focuses on the root causes of child social challenges and calls for new alternatives to discipline and contingency management models for Apsperger's syndrome, ADD, and neurotypical kids.
People aren’t very good at making decisions that involve risk. Many people are afraid of airplanes, although accidents are extremely rare; some people even drive to avoid flying, putting themselves at more risk.
It’s easy to pick up on the movements that other people make—scratching your head, crossing your legs. But a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that people only feel the urge to mimic each other when they have the same goal.
Will borrowing money to buy a new car make you feel richer?
For decades, science has suggested that when people make decisions,
That cartoon scary face - wide eyes, ready to run - may have helped our primate ancestors survive in a dangerous wild, according to the authors of an article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychopathic personalities are some of the most memorable characters portrayed in popular media today.