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Choice May Sometimes Be A Cognitive Illusion

We may believe that we’re making decisions consciously when the decisions have actually already been made, results from two studies show. ... More>


Observation

APS Cattell Awards Recognize Distinguished Research on Psychopathology, Learning, Criminal Justice

Past APS President Robert A. Bjork and APS Fellow Elizabeth L. Bjork of the University of California, Los Angeles, APS Fellow Stephen P. Hinshaw of the University of California, Berkeley, […]... More>


To Be More Persuasive, Repeat Yourself

Selectively repeating information is surprisingly effective at persuading people to change their minds, according to new research. ... More>


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Fewer Romantic Prospects May Lead to Riskier Investments

Encountering information suggesting that it may be tough to find a romantic partner shifts people’s decision making toward riskier options, researchers find. ... More>