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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring attention to losses, filtering mechanisms in visual working memory, inhibition in feature-based attention, control over gains/losses, and pathways for spatial and temporal touch. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New research exploring system-legitimacy beliefs and attitudes toward race, deferred feedback and category learning, and transfer across visual search tasks, and higher-order relational learning in toddlers. ... More>


Super Rare Items Are Most Likely to Be Missed

Jobs in security, medicine, and other fields require employees to identify a target in the midst of distracting information. How good are we at picking out rare but important targets? ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring social dominance and intergroup inequality, conscious awareness and emotional responses, fertility and social behavior, and emotion and memory. ... More>


Cell Phones on Planes? Forget About Getting Work Done

Recent research shows that cell phone conversations represent a special kind of disruption when you’re trying to catch up on work during a long flight. ... More>