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Curiosity is a powerful motivator--so powerful that it can lead us to choose potentially painful and unpleasant outcomes with no apparent benefits, even when we could avoid these outcomes altogether. ... More>
Consistency may allow bilingual speakers to avoid the costs that come with switching between languages, essentially allowing them to use two languages for the price of one. ... More>
New research shows that “insiders” and “outsiders” use different cognitive processes and strategies to generate creative breakthroughs. ... More>
A sample of new research exploring multisensory integration between tasks, cognitive control and interpretation of heard speech, and the relation between attention and perceptions of attractiveness. ... More>
Research often assumes that people mind wander unintentionally, but new findings show that people frequently report zoning out on purpose, and for different reasons. ... More>