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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring a computational approach to visual category representation and interactions between vagal tone and environmental context in predicting children's delay of gratification. ... More>


With Food, Similar Substitutes Are Less Satisfying

While people tend to prefer the food option that’s most similar to the item they can’t have, they’re likely to be more satisfied with the option that diverges a bit. ... 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>


The Right Face for the Job

A new study finds that people tend to associate particular professions with specific facial features, suggesting that looks play a significant role in choosing a leader. ... More>


Learning for Survival? Venom Overrides Other Snake Categories

The importance or intrinsic value of a category seems to have a strong influence on how we learn and form categories at different levels. ... More>