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Countering “Neuromyths” in the Movies

Using a grant awarded by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, Mary V. Spiers is educating the public about the science behind popular movies. ... More>

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Neuroscience Outreach

Teachers use both high-tech tools and old-school collaboration to fuel interest in psychological science. ... More>

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Multitasking in the Automobile

[VIDEO] David L. Strayer has spent more than a decade studying the fundamental factors that impair drivers and lead to automobile accidents. Some distractions — like talking or texting on a smartphone — are already widely recognized as dangerous. But much of Strayer’s work focuses on cognitive distractions that occur even when people keep both hands on the steering wheel and their eyes on the road. ... More>

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Developing a Taste for Perceptual Psychology

A basic scientist and high school teacher join forces to bring scientific advances in taste and perception into the classroom. ... More>

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How to Spot Pseudoneuroscience and Biobunk

Carol Tavris is on a mission to root out substandard science. ... More>