Much like bats and marine mammals, humans show a remarkable ability to navigate their surroundings by bouncing sound waves off objects, psychological science reveals. This human echolocation, says researcher Lore Thaler, is spurring new insights into neuroplasticity.
How is the long path to open science similar to the trajectory of a classic rock band? In this guest presidential column, APS Executive Director Emeritus Alan G. Kraut looks… More>
It’s been an eventful quarter century at Psychological Science. A year-long commemoration of the journal’s silver anniversary concludes with a look back at major milestones, including the launch of an… More>
Joseph E. LeDoux equates emotional experience — particularly fear — with soup. Like the medley of ingredients we add to broth, fear encompasses a mix of brain arousal, body feedback,… More>
The language we speak, the families we grow up with, and the genes we are born with all shape the way each of us understands the world. A panel of… More>
Psychological scientists celebrate the life of a mentor who worked at the forefront of research on infant perception and who had a remarkable knack for recognizing budding scholars’ potential. More>