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Speed-Reading Apps May Impair Reading Comprehension by Limiting Ability to Backtrack

New speed-reading apps eliminate the time we supposedly waste moving our eyes as we read. But these eye movements are critical to our ability to understand what we’ve read. ... More>


Moving Beyond “Just-So Stories”: Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection

Children's natural curiosity can be harnessed to help even 5- and 6-year olds grasp some of the important scientific concepts involved in natural selection, researchers find. ... More>


Your Brain Has No Idea Where It’s Going


Classifying Cognitive Style Across Disciplines

Various fields have developed diverse approaches to understanding the way people process information.  A new report from psychological scientists aims to integrate approaches across disciplines by offering a new, integrated framework of cognitive styles that bridges different terminologies, concepts, and approaches. ... More>


The truth about little white lies: Why they’re actually more dangerous than you think