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Gesturing With Hands Is a Powerful Tool for Children’s Math Learning

Children who use their hands to make abstract gestures during a math lesson gain a deeper and more flexible understanding of the problems they are taught. ... More>


Young Children Form First Impressions From Faces

Just like adults, children as young as 3 tend to judge an individual’s character traits simply by looking at the person’s face. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring analogical reasoning and relational thinking, categorization of complex natural scenes, and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>


Dishonesty and Creativity: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Lying about performance on one task may increase creativity on a subsequent task by making people feel less bound by conventional rules, according to new research. ... More>


When Faced With a Hard Decision, People Tend to Blame Fate

Difficult decisions tend to make us feel stressed and uncomfortable. New research suggests that we deal with such difficult decisions by shifting responsibility for the decision to fate. ... More>