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Basic Ratio Capacity May Serve as Building Block for Math Knowledge

New research finds evidence for an innate ratio processing ability that may play a role in determining our aptitude for understanding fractions and other formal mathematical concepts. ... More>


Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring neural discriminability of object features and print-speech convergence as a predictor of early reading achievement. ... More>


Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids with Genetic Mutation

Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how opportunity costs influence preferences and the impact of context-based expectations on speech perception. ... More>