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Neuroimaging Highlights Emotion Perception and Memory

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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>


American Psychological Foundation Requests Proposals for Early Career Grants in Cognition and Applied Neuropsychology

The American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition invites researchers to submit proposals for grants up to $25,000 for work on neuropsychology, intelligence, […]... More>


Fifth Australian Positive Psychology and Well-Being Conference Extends Abstract Deadline

The Fifth Australian Positive Psychology and Well-Being Conference is extending its call for abstracts to April 29th. The South Australian Health & Medicine Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and The Wellbeing and […]... 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>