Currently browsing "Cognitive Processes"

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>


Taking a Transdiagnostic Approach to Understanding Self-Injury

Millions of people are affected by self-injury, especially adolescents and young adults.  Researchers propose a four-function model to guide future research investigating the causes and consequences of self-injury. ... More>