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How Science Can Help Get Out the Vote


Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

Even when we know better, we often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions. A new review of scientific research explores the reasons why. ... More>


Witnesses Confuse Innocent and Guilty Suspects with ‘Unfair’ Lineups

Police lineups in which distinctive individual marks or features are not altered can impair witnesses’ ability to distinguish between innocent and guilty suspects. ... More>


Failure, Emotions, and Explaining It to Your Boss

Two experiments investigate whether it's better to play it cool or fess up with your heart on your sleeve when you make a major error at work. ... More>


How Changing Predictions Affect Our Decision-Making