Halloween is almost here, and many parents of young children often experience conflicting emotions. They feel the excitement associated with their child dressing up and trick-or-treating. But at the same time, some parents worry that their child will find Halloween too scary. But parents need to worry. In fact, dressing up for Halloween has benefits.
Men’s and women’s ideas of the perfect mate differ significantly due to evolutionary pressures, according to a cross-cultural study on multiple mate preferences by psychologists at UT Austin.Read more
Hormones play a two-part role in encouraging and reinforcing cheating and other unethical behavior, according to research from Harvard University and UT Austin.Read more
Psychologists at UT Austin found that children flexibly choose when to imitate and when to innovate the behavior of others, demonstrating that children are precocious social learners.Read more
“Very light” smoking, defined as five or fewer cigarettes per day, is common among young adult women in the United States, according to researchers at UT Austin.Read more