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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring social dominance and intergroup inequality, conscious awareness and emotional responses, fertility and social behavior, and emotion and memory. ... More>


Visual System ‘Prioritizes’ Information for Conscious Access

We are continuously flooded with visual information from our environment. A collection of new studies suggests that visual working memory may help to select which information reaches conscious awareness. ... More>


Researchers Study Self-Knowledge (Literally)


Visualized Heartbeat Can Trigger ‘Out-of-Body Experience’

Researchers find that a visual projection of human heartbeats can be used to generate an “out-of-body experience.” The findings could inform new kinds of treatment for people with self-perception disorders. ... More>