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The Fascinating Science Behind ‘Talking’ With Your Hands


Student Notebook

What You Say Matters

Many graduate students fear public speaking, yet for many of us it is a pervasive aspect of graduate life. Standing in front of a group of people, whether for an […]... More>


Observer Article

Love in the Time of Twitter

People today are as likely to meet their potential valentines on the Internet as they are at a mixer. Psychological scientists and other researchers are exploring the ways that online communication is affecting the formation of friendships and romantic relationships. ... More>


Observer Article

Hearing With Your Ears, Listening With Your Brain

Whether it’s trying to converse in a noisy ballroom or just coping with a hearing impairment, everyone relies on contextual cues and relevant memories to make sense of what they have trouble hearing. This complex listening process is at the center of a new field of research called cognitive hearing science. ... More>


How to Become the Smartest Group in the Room

The smartest groups don’t necessarily have the highest IQs – instead, they possess excellent social skills. ... More>