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You’re Distracted Even When You Ignore That Text

Using a cell phone while driving is dangerously distracting, but new research from Florida State University shows that ignoring a call or text can be just as impairing. ... More>


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>


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‘Inoculating’ Against Road Rage

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


New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genes and executive function in childhood, sex differences in aggression, and hormones and women's clothing choices. ... More>