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Think of the Future in Days, Not Years, to Meet Your Goals


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Gazzaniga Receives APS Lifetime Achievement Award

APS Past President Michael S. Gazzaniga has been named a 2015 William James Fellow Award recipient for lifetime contributions to basic psychological science for his innovative experiments with split-brain patients, […]... More>


Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes


Framing Time in Days, Not Years, Could Spur Action Toward Goals

Measuring time in days instead of months, or months instead of years, can make future events seem closer and thus more urgent, researchers find. ... More>


Ambiguous Situations Make It Easier to Justify Ethical Transgressions

Findings from two experiments show that people are apt to cheat in favor of their self-interest but only when the situation is ambiguous enough to provide moral cover. ... More>