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Studies Explore Interplay Between Self-Control, Reward Processing, and Diet

Two new studies explore the cognitive and neural mechanisms that mediate the relationship between self-control and reward processing in dieters. ... More>


The Seductive Allure of Neuroscience and the Science of Persuasion


Sensory Memory Can Improve Decision Making

A brief delay between seeing a stimulus and having to make a decision about it can improve the accuracy of our decision, even if we don’t receive any new information in the meantime. ... More>


“Seeing” Faces Through Touch

New research shows that we don't just see faces with our eyes — our sense of touch can also contribute to face perception. ... More>


Presidential Column

Looking Beyond the ‘Neuro’ Revolution in Psychological Science

APS President Elizabeth A. Phelps highlights the maturation of neuroscience and explores what's next in psychological science. ... More>