Public Outlets

“Doing Science,” Rather than “Being Scientists,” More Engaging to Girls

Asking young girls to "do science" leads them to show greater persistence in science activities than does asking them to "be scientists," finds a new psychology study by researchers at New York University and Princeton University.

Young Children Police Group Members at Personal Cost

How do young children punish bad actors who haven't harmed them directly? The results of a five-year experiment provide an answer, and shed light on the human underpinnings of justice and morality.

Here are some of our written articles in popular media and news outlets about the research done in the lab.


The Conversation

Combatting stereotypes: How to talk to your children



When children begin to lie, there's actually a positive takeaway



How to raise a helpful child



How child essentialism contributes to prejudice