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Brains of Congenitally Deaf Reveal Plasticity of Auditory Cortex

A new neuroimaging study shows that, in people who are born deaf, the auditory cortex processes information about the visual properties of stimuli. ... More>


Interdisciplinary Brain Research Gets Major Support from Kavli Foundation

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced a commitment of over $100 million in new funds to enable interdisciplinary research on the brain and brain-related disorders ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring approach bias following amygdala lesions and factors contributing to the categorization of multiracial individuals. ... More>


Observer Article

Charging Up the Inner GPS

A team of psychological researchers has demonstrated that a weak sense of direction can be bolstered with a simple electric current to the brain. ... More>


Cover Story

Point to Point

From the compass to GPS, humans have relied on devices to guide them to their destinations. But psychological scientists have been exploring new frontiers of discoveries about navigational skills embedded within our own biology. ... More>