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Lines on the Road are Longer Than You Think

A recent study showed that people grossly underestimate the length of the dashed lines separating traffic lanes, and thus could be misjudging distances as they drive. That means they could be driving too fast. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring tryptophan depletion and social comparison, infant attention and behavioral control in later childhood, caregiving salience and out-group bias, and perception of visually "rich" scenes. ... More>

Steering Through Curves: The Eyes Have It

When we encounter curves in the road when we’re driving, our ability to handle the wheel isn’t the fundamental key to navigating through the bend. Recent research provided key insights […]... More>

Mining the Minds of Multitaskers

Emerging scientific consensus says that multitasking hampers productivity — research sheds light on the causes and consequences of our decisions to multitask. ... More>