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James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships Awarded

Sight restoration, religious diversity, and cultural influences on visual processing are among the research areas being supported by 2014–2015 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships. Recipients of this year’s fellowships are APS Fellow Ara Norenzayan, Ione Fine, and Todd A. Kahan. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring speech perception and speech motor learning, visual binding in newly hatched chicks, and gender and sexual economics. ... More>


Babies Aren’t Afraid of Heights Until They Start Crawling


How Babies Learn to Fear Heights


How Do Babies Learn to Be Wary of Heights?

As babies gain locomotor experience, they come to rely more on visual information and start to show a fear and avoidance of cliffs and ledges. ... More>