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Brain Training Doesn’t Make You Smarter


Observer Article

Exploring Infant Cognition

Many developmental researchers contend that infants possess rather complex cognitive skills. But APS William James Fellow Nora Newcombe says her work in human spatial perception leads her to different conclusions. ... More>


Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Annette Karmiloff-Smith

The latest in APS's "Inside the Psychologist's Studio" video series features Annette Karmiloff-Smith, who reflects on her distinguished career in developmental and cognitive neuroscience. ... More>


Infants Can Tell If You’re a Reliable Informant

A study finds that at 8 months old, babies can figure out how reliable people are as sources of information, an important skill for learning. ... More>


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