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The Key to Creativity May be in Imagining the Details

When it comes to finding innovative solutions to a problem, recalling the details of a recent event may help boost creative thinking. ... More>


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>