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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring gender and sexual intentions, attentional capture outside of conscious perception, and the influence of motor representations on perceptual confidence. ... More>


Study on Cultural Memory Confirms: Chester A. Arthur, We Hardly Knew Ye


Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory


Saving Old Information Can Boost Memory for New Information

The simple act of saving something, like a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next. ... More>


Consistent Distraction May Not Hinder Learning

Distraction may not be a problem for learning, as long as the distraction is consistent during both learning and recall phases, researchers find. ... More>