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Talking While Driving Safest With Someone Who Can See What You See

Talking on a cell phone is a known driving distraction, but new research suggests that talking to someone who can see what you see may actually contribute to driving safety. ... More>


Sharing Makes Both Good and Bad Experiences More Intense

Undergoing an experience with another person, even if we do it in silence with someone we met just moments ago, seems to intensify that experience. ... More>


Observer Article

James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships Awarded

Sight restoration, religious diversity, and cultural influences on visual processing are among the research areas being supported by 2014–2015 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships. Recipients of this year’s fellowships are APS Fellow Ara Norenzayan, Ione Fine, and Todd A. Kahan. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring white matter structure and reading acquisition, attention to reward in adolescence, and cortisol and loss aversion in young men. ... More>


Cruise Control May Prevent Speeding, But Slow Reaction Times

New research finds that cruise control can help drivers stick to the speed limit, but may also have a negative impact on reaction time and attention to the road. ... More>