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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>

Milner Awarded Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

APS William James Fellow Brenda Milner is a recipient of the 2014 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience. ... More>

The Part of Your Brain That Made You Eat That Doughnut

Individual Brain Activity Predicts Tendency to Succumb to Daily Temptations

Activity in areas of the brain related to reward and self-control may offer neural markers that predict whether people are likely to give in to temptations in daily life. ... More>

Observer Article

APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

APS recognizes six psychological scientists for early-career contributions. ... More>