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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the development of model-based reinforcement learning, causality and illusory motion perception, and links between mental state and associative activation. ... More>


Complain All You Want, But Your Busy Schedule May Help Your Brain


Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?)


Why Coffee Shops Boost Concentration

Concentration can be contagious: Simply sitting next to someone exerting a lot of mental effort on a task can boost your own productivity. ... More>


With Food, Similar Substitutes Are Less Satisfying

While people tend to prefer the food option that’s most similar to the item they can’t have, they’re likely to be more satisfied with the option that diverges a bit. ... More>