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How Brains Think: The Embodiment Hypothesis

Humans understand complex aspects of their day-to-day experience through their bodies, says George Lakoff. The acclaimed cognitive linguist provides a comprehensive look at the nature of embodied structures in the […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring visual landmarks and path integration in human navigation, object persistence and spatial navigation, and prenatal precursors of memory impairment. ... More>


Storing Information In Other People’s Heads


When Clothing Style Influences Cognitive Style

Wearing formal attire, like a suit, may enhance people’s ability to engage in abstract thinking. ... More>


Observation

Werner Named Recipient of Verriest Medal

APS Fellow John S. Werner will receive the 2015 Verriest Medal at the biennial meeting of the International Colour Vision Society, July 3–7, 2015, in Sendai, Japan. Werner, Distinguished Professor […]... More>