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Consistent Distraction May Not Hinder Learning

Distraction may not be a problem for learning, as long as the distraction is consistent during both learning and recall phases, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring body movement and neural representation of rhythm, processing distractors among older and younger adults, and inhibition-induced forgetting. ... More>


Evidence for ‘Bilingual Advantage’ May Be Less Conclusive Than Previously Thought

Study results challenging the cognitive advantages of bilingualism are less likely to be published than results supporting the link, suggesting that the literature may reflect a "file drawer" effect. ... More>


Sons’ Intelligence Linked to Fathers’ Criminal History

Data from over 1 million Swedish men show that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities, which can be explained by shared genetic factors. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: social anxiety, food intake, and body dissatisfaction; risk and resilience in rural African American youth; and neurotechnology in clinical psychological science. ... More>