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Anxiety Limits Our Ability to Discriminate Faces and Speech

Anxiety can impair our accuracy on face- and word-recognition tasks, providing another possible source of fallibility in eyewitness testimony. ... More>


Your Spouse’s Voice Is Easier to Hear – And Easier to Ignore

The familiar voice of a spouse stands out against other voices, helping to sharpen auditory perception and making it easier to focus on one voice at a time. ... More>


How brain lets us hear our inner voice


Inner Speech Speaks Volumes About the Brain

A new study examines a possible brain mechanism for internal speech -- that monologue you "hear" inside your head even in the absence of actual sound. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring deafness and multisensory integration; the psychological refractory period; fixation points in face identification; rituals and prosociality; and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>