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Attention on the Brain

Research links mindfulness meditation with everything from metacognition to cortical thickness in the brain, says APS Fellow Tania Singer. She and other psychological scientists impart the latest findings from the science of paying attention. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring attachment priming and mood, depression contagion as a mechanism underlying rejection, and genes and biased attention in youth. ... More>


Understanding and Training Attention and the Conscious Mind

00:12 – Why Are You Not Paying Attention? Attention Capacity Limits, Individual Differences and Their Neural Basis – Nilli Lavie, University College London 24:12 – The Power of Consciousness: Hypnosis, […]... More>


Distractibility Trait Predisposes Some to Attentional Lapses

People vary according to different personality traits, such as extraversion or conscientiousness, and new research suggests that they also vary according to a particular cognitive trait: distractibility. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Wendell E. Jeffrey

Psychological scientists celebrate the life of a mentor who worked at the forefront of research on infant perception and who had a remarkable knack for recognizing budding scholars’ potential. ... More>