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


By the Numbers

Studies on human development have shown that even as infants, we have an approximate sense of numbers and amounts. How does this underlie our ability to perform complex calculations? Stanislas […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring distortions in feature binding after eye movements, facial movements that camouflage signals from face morphology, and positive affect and cognitive control. ... More>


Uncovering a New Angle on Mental Distance

Why does the second hour of a journey seem shorter than the first? Research suggests that the answer lies in how we’re physically oriented in space. ... More>


Addicts Who Live in the Moment May Benefit Most From Certain Treatments

A simple cognitive test may be able to predict how well an individual struggling with addiction will respond to certain treatments, researchers find. ... More>