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Mining the Unconscious

Scientists dig into the submerged layer of cognitive function. ... More>


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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>