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Wearing a Helmet Tied to Riskier Decision Making

Individuals wearing a bicycle helmet as part of a lab experiment reported greater sensation seeking and engaged in more risk taking than those wearing a baseball cap. ... More>


You Don’t Know as Much as You Think: False Expertise


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>