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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>


Friday Illusion: Ghostly images change shape


2 Scientists Receive Grawemeyer Award for Psychology


Attention and Awareness Aren’t The Same

Paying attention to something and being aware of it seem like the same thing -they both involve somehow knowing the thing is there. However, a new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that these are actually separate; your brain can pay attention to something without you being aware that it’s there.... More>


Five-Month-Old Infants Have Different Expectations for Solids and Liquids

When we knock over a container of pens, not much happens. However, when we knock over a container of cranberry juice, panic can ensue as we try to catch the […]... More>