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Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes


Ambiguous Situations Make It Easier to Justify Ethical Transgressions

Findings from two experiments show that people are apt to cheat in favor of their self-interest but only when the situation is ambiguous enough to provide moral cover. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bilingualism and selective attention in infants, detectability of effects and replication, and visual processing across tasks. ... More>


Negative Emotional Cues Send Drivers to Distraction

New research investigating the role of emotions in distracted driving finds that hearing, as well as seeing, emotional words can have a significant impact on the way we drive. ... More>


Call for Nominations: Psychonomic Society Early Career Award

The Psychonomic Society Early Career Award was established as an annual award to honor the distinguished research accomplishments of our early career members and fellows. Each year, up to four […]... More>