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Concentration Ability May Get Better With Age

Data from over 10,000 people show that, like a barrel-aged whiskey or a ripening cheese, some cognitive abilities seem to get better with maturity. ... More>

How Others See Our Identity Depends on Moral Traits, Not Memory

We may view our memory as essential to who we are, but new findings suggest that others consider our moral traits to be the core component of our identity. ... More>

‘Inoculating’ Against Road Rage

A new intervention may help “inoculate” drivers from the cognitive distortions that lead to explosive anger behind the wheel. ... More>

One Head, Two Brains

Observer Article

Research for Real Life

At a symposium on findings from the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest — a publication tailored for relevance to the general public — Patrick Corrigan shows that society may be able to combat prejudice by promoting the everyday stories of people with mental illness. Maria Kozhevnikov details a taxonomy designed to standardize applied research on cognitive styles. ... More>