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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring decision making in dividing attention across multiple goals and holistic processing of nonface objects. ... More>


Why Sports Wins and Sunshine May Lead You to Gamble

The fact that your favorite sports team unexpectedly won yesterday won’t improve your chances of winning the lottery and yet it might increase the likelihood that you’ll buy a ticket. ... More>


Scientists say sorry, but speed reading doesn’t work


Speed Reading Promises Are Too Good to Be True, Scientists Find

Examining decades’ worth of research, a team of researchers finds little evidence to support speed reading as a shortcut to understanding large volumes of content in less time. ... More>