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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring scene categorization, culture and emotion perception, models of group formation, and selective memory retrieval across development. ... More>


Busted Bracket? Science Suggests Strategy to Improve March Madness Picks

Every year, people pore over the available stats in making March Madness picks, but research suggests that thinking about the games in precise detail may actually lead to worse picks. ... More>


When Incentives Are Too Enticing


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring analogical reasoning and relational thinking, categorization of complex natural scenes, and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>


Overdosing on Incentives

It’s assumed that the promise of a monetary bonus improves workers' concentration and performance. But the potential for a bonus can also interfere with the ability to process information. ... More>