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  • Kozyreva et al. review evidence from individual-level interventions for fighting online misinformation featured in 81 scientific papers. They classify the interventions in nine different types and summarize their findings in a toolbox.

    • Anastasia Kozyreva
    • Philipp Lorenz-Spreen
    • Sam Wineburg
    Review Article
  • Aguinis et al. review the literature on corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the individual level of analysis and propose a framework for organizing research around three categories: CSR perceptions, CSR attitudes and CSR actions.

    • Herman Aguinis
    • Deborah E. Rupp
    • Ante Glavas
    Review Article
  • The authors address the central criticism of latent variable models in behavioural science, which is that a wide range of causal models may account for the observed data (the factor indeterminacy problem). They review how researchers have recently started using genome-wide data to provide a source of additional information to help to overcome the factor indeterminacy problem by decomposing the genome into a set of uncorrelated units.

    • Margaret L. Clapp Sullivan
    • Ted Schwaba
    • Elliot M. Tucker-Drob
    Review Article
  • Meng-Chuan Lai reviews the literature on mental health challenges faced by autistic individuals. The author proposes a framework of four contributing themes to aid personalized formulation: social–contextual determinants, adverse life experiences, autistic cognitive features and shared genetic and early environmental predispositions.

    • Meng-Chuan Lai
    Review Article
  • Liu and coauthors review the major data sources, measures and analysis methods in the science of science, discussing how recent developments in these fields can help researchers to better predict science-making outcomes and design better science policies.

    • Lu Liu
    • Benjamin F. Jones
    • Dashun Wang
    Review Article
  • The authors summarize the most recent developments in twin studies, recent results from twin studies of new phenotypes and new insights into twinning as a phenotype. They also provide an updated overview of twin concordance and discordance for major diseases and mental disorders.

    • Fiona A. Hagenbeek
    • Jana S. Hirzinger
    • Dorret I. Boomsma
    Review Article
  • Fiona Charlson and colleagues review direct and indirect ways in which climate change impacts mental health. The authors provide an overview of the current evidence to inform the mental health field’s response to climate change and identify promising approaches for health professionals for individual-level, community-level and system-wide responses, as well as advocacy and education.

    • Tara J. Crandon
    • Cybele Dey
    • Fiona J. Charlson
    Review Article
  • Hornsey and Lewandowsky examine psychological and structural reasons for climate change scepticism and describe strategies for reducing the destructive influence of such scepticism.

    • Matthew J. Hornsey
    • Stephan Lewandowsky
    Review Article
  • When and why are interventions to encourage pro-environmental behaviour effective? van Valkengoed and colleagues introduce a classification system that links different interventions to the determinants of environmental behaviour. On the basis of this classification system, they provide guidelines for practitioners on how to select interventions that are most likely to change the key determinants of a specific target behaviour.

    • Anne M. van Valkengoed
    • Wokje Abrahamse
    • Linda Steg
    Review Article
  • For a long time, climate models did not account for human behaviour. This Review by Beckage et al. surveys existing social climate models, an emerging class of models that embed human behaviour in climate models, and makes recommendations for how to best represent and integrate human behaviour in climate models.

    • Brian Beckage
    • Frances C. Moore
    • Katherine Lacasse
    Review Article
  • Danilo Bzdok and Robin I. M. Dunbar review the neurobiology of human and primate social behaviours and how the pandemic may have disrupted these systems.

    • Danilo Bzdok
    • Robin I. M. Dunbar
    Review Article
  • Rachel Hartman and colleagues review interventions designed to reduce partisan animosity in the United States and introduce a framework to categorize interventions across three levels: thoughts, relationships and institutions.

    • Rachel Hartman
    • Will Blakey
    • Kurt Gray
    Review Article
  • Low-carbon innovations in technology and behaviour are increasingly prevalent, but they are not always equitable. This Review examines how such innovations can introduce and perpetrate inequalities, and discusses ways to ensure that a low-carbon future is both sustainable and equitable.

    • Benjamin K. Sovacool
    • Peter Newell
    • Jessica Fanzo
    Review Article
  • Registered Reports were introduced a decade ago as a means for improving the rigour and credibility of confirmatory research. Chambers and Tzavella overview the format’s past, its current status and future developments.

    • Christopher D. Chambers
    • Loukia Tzavella
    Review Article
  • Peters and Kriegeskorte review the behavioural and neural-network-modelling literature on object-based visual representations. They call for new tasks that will bridge research in cognitive sciences and engineering in this domain.

    • Benjamin Peters
    • Nikolaus Kriegeskorte
    Review Article
  • The Review presents a comprehensive set of Bayesian analysis reporting guidelines (BARG), incorporating features of previous guidelines and extending these with many additional details for contemporary Bayesian analyses. It is accompanied by an extensive example of applying the BARG.

    • John K. Kruschke
    Review ArticleOpen Access