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Spatial Imagery Improves With Sight

Research with children who have treatable blindness shows that spatial imagery abilities don't depend on sight, but they vastly improve once sight is restored. ... More>


Behavior’s Influence on Biology

One of the basic tenets of psychological science holds that the biology of our brains heavily influences our actions, behaviors, judgments, and more. But what if we reverse that premise and examine an opposite supposition: That our choices and decisions may influence our physical neural structure? ... More>


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Karpicke Honored by White House

The White House has announced that Jeffrey D. Karpicke, James V. Bradley Associate Professor at Purdue University, is the recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. ... More>


Yes, Your Toddler Really Is Smarter Than A 5-Year-Old


We All Start Out As Scientists, But Some of Us Forget