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Babies Can Follow Complex Social Situations

A study with 13-month-olds shows that the infants can make sense of complex social situations, taking into account who knows what about whom. ... More>


Observation

A Look Back at Elaine Walker’s PSPI Editorship

In her 7 years as the journal’s editor, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Elaine F. Walker expanded its exposure both within the psychological community and in the larger sphere of public policymakers and the general public. ... More>


Observer Article

Cognitive Shields

Some brains stay strong despite showing all the biological signs of dementia. Psychological science is identifying specific lifestyle defenses against cognitive decline. ... More>


Mothers’ “Baby Talk” Is Less Clear Than Their Adult Speech

While we might think that “baby talk” is easier for children to understand, new research suggests that mothers actually speak less clearly to their infants than they do to adults. ... More>


Exploring Targeted Cognitive Training for Clinical Disorders

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science brings together research on cognitive training for behavioral and emotional disorders, with an emphasis on understanding the mechanisms at work. ... More>