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Books to Check Out: April 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life by Michael Lewis; Guilford Press, October 31, 2013.... More>


Your Unconscious Mind Is Better Than You Are at Detecting Lies


Ways of Remembering

Larry Jacoby is one of the world’s foremost researchers on memory — specifically on the difference between conscious and automatic memory. The distinction is useful for better understanding age-related differences […]... More>


The Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar — Even When the Conscious Mind Fails

When it comes to detecting deceit, your automatic associations may be more accurate than conscious thought in pegging truth-tellers and liars. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new articles exploring visual field changes during reading, shape skeletons in vision, conflict experience in cognitive adaptation, and effects of social and nonsocial cues on attention capture. ... More>