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When Looking Like a Leader Derails the Group

Experiments show that people who display the powerful, confident body language associated with leadership tend to dominate decision making—even when their ideas were entirely incorrect. ... More>


How to Turn Any Random Object Into a Memory Cue


It’s About Time

In a cross-cutting theme program, "The Meaning of Time," at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared research on the ways humans think about the past, present, and future. ... More>


Hacking Memory to Follow Through with Intentions

Linking tasks that we intend to complete to distinctive cues that we’ll encounter at the right place and the right time may help us remember to follow through. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the development of model-based reinforcement learning, causality and illusory motion perception, and links between mental state and associative activation. ... More>