Examining decades’ worth of research, a team of researchers finds little evidence to support speed reading as a shortcut to understanding large volumes of content in less time.
A sample of new research exploring toddlers' learning using contingent video and memory processes as a means of "accelerating" attention.
Parents’ beliefs about whether failure is a good or a bad thing guide how their children think about their own intelligence.
Newlyweds who have frequent sex don’t report being more satisfied with their relationships than those who have less sex, but their automatic behavioral responses tell a different story.
In a comprehensive new report, a team of researchers bring the latest science to bear on questions about the prevalence, causes, and consequences of non-heterosexual orientations.
A sample of new research exploring bottom-up processes and motor control in predictable environments, and the role of object function in guiding visual search.
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Blogs By Wray Herbert
Wray Herbert has been writing about psychology and behavioral science for many years. He has been a staff writer and editor for Science News, Psychology Today, US News & World Report, and Newsweek. He is currently a contributor to Huffington Post and Scientific American Mind. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Washington Post, and many other national publications.
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