Classifying Cognitive Style Across Disciplines

Various fields have developed diverse approaches to understanding the way people process information. A new report from psychological scientists aims to integrate these approaches by offering a new, integrated framework of cognitive styles that bridges different terminologies, concepts, and approaches. More>

      

Moving Beyond “Just-So Stories”: Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection

Children's natural curiosity can be harnessed to help even 5- and 6-year olds grasp some of the important scientific concepts involved in natural selection, researchers find.

More>

Both Stars and Blunderers Get Bullied at Work

While low performers are typically the targets of bullying from co-workers, research suggests that people tagged as aces are also victimized in more discrete ways.

More>

Bilingualism Alters the Way the Mind Works

An article published in the Journal of Cognitive Psychology highlights bilingualism as one experience that can have a profound impact on lifelong neural and cognitive development and functioning.

More>

Cognitive Motor Skills Start to Fall Before Age 25

People over 24 years of age have already reached their peak cognitive motor skills — including those used to learn new computer skills.

More>

Young Children Take Authoritarian Cues From Their Parents

Young adults' levels of authoritarianism are strongly linked with those of their parents, but new research suggests these individual differences may emerge as early as age 3.

More>

Multiple Methods Reveal the Complexities of Neurocognitive Development

A new Clinical Psychological Science study examines how the brain is affected by both genetic and environmental influences.

More>