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Making Tasks More Difficult May Help Overrule Office Distractions

Increasing the difficulty of a task may help focus attention and shield against noisy office distractions, especially for people who are more easily distracted. ... More>


ADHD Drug May Help Preserve Our Self-Control Resources

Having to exert self-control on one task seems to deplete our ability to exercise self-control on later tasks, but methylphenidate may block this so-called "regulatory depletion." ... More>


Photo Identification: The ‘Best And Worst Way’ To ID People


Parents, Wired to Distraction


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring children's arithmetic development, visual sensory memory representations, and premotor cortex in action understanding. ... More>