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The Brooding Mind: Making the Worst of Ambiguity

Imagine yourself at your 10-year high school reunion, a long anticipated get-together for you and all your old friends. You haven’t seen many of them since graduation day, and naturally […]... More>


Shortstop Psychology: The Mystery of the Yips


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Dehaene, Robbins, and Rizzolatti Receive Largest International Brain Prize

Two renowned European psychological researchers, both of whom focus on cognitive neuroscience, have been awarded the world’s largest prize for brain research. ... More>


Children’s Language Advantage

Why are children more successful at learning a new language compared to adults? Elissa Newport has devoted her career to studying human language acquisition, including the learning differences between children […]... More>


Shortstop Psychology: The Mystery of the Yips

Henry Skrimshander is a shortstop and the star of Chad Harbach’s lyrical novel The Art of Fielding. Henry plays for the fictional Westish College, and his flawless defensive play is […]... More>