A sample of new research exploring suppression of competing information in memory retrieval, infants' learning of social-dominance hierarchies, eye movements and memory retrieval, and processing of multisyllabic words.
An avalanche of chronic stress — driven by concerns ranging from parenting to discrimination — disproportionately affects poor mothers and fathers, according to initial results from a multi-state study.
Product ads often feature sexual imagery, presumably to entice potential buyers. New research suggests that women tend to find such ads off-putting, unless the advertised item is priced high enough.
Visual images in the mind — like a bright sunny day — have a corresponding effect on the size of our pupils, as if we were actually seeing the image.
One way to encourage environmentally-friendly behavior is to emphasize the long life expectancy of a nation, and not necessarily its imminent downfall, researchers find.