Shakespeare's plays are characterized by a unique psychological profile that strongly identifies Shakespeare as an author of another play, researchers find.
A new report integrates research from many scientific disciplines to provide an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called “educational”… More>
Researchers discover a new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap,” finding specific differences in cortical thickness in the brains of higher-income and lower-income students.
A sample of new research exploring bilingualism and selective attention in infants, detectability of effects and replication, and visual processing across tasks.
Humans may be able to communicate positive emotions like happiness through chemical signals that conveyed through sweat.
Two experimental studies show that teachers are likely to interpret students' misbehavior differently depending on the student’s race.
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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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