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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bottom-up processes and motor control in predictable environments, and the role of object function in guiding visual search. ... More>


Neuroimaging Highlights Emotion Perception and Memory

This is a photo of family photographs hanging on a clothesline in front of a cloudy sky.

Perception often is thought of in terms of sensory stimuli — what we see, hear, and smell — but it extends beyond the five senses, including complex function of emotional perception. We also can turn this perception inward, toward our own appraisal of an emotional stimulus. ... More>


Brain Repurposes Itself to Learn Scientific Concepts

Using neural decoding techniques, researchers find evidence that the brain repurposes evolutionary ancient neural systems to represent new knowledge in abstract domains like physics. ... More>


Infants’ Brain Activity Shows Signs of Social Thinking

A collaboration between neuroscientists and developmental psychologists provides evidence directly linking neural responses from the motor system to overt social behavior in infants. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the role of conscious awareness in associative learning, the social aspects of music learning among infants, and brain mechanisms underlying self-affirmation. ... More>