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Examining the Mechanics of Different Types of Choice

Observations about how people make seemingly random choices have helped Maya Bar-Hillel develop a living framework to classify simultaneous choices. ... More>


Are Impulsivity Problems Memory Problems?

Behavioral scientists are exploring how various types of impulsivity and prospective memory--that is, a person's ability to make plans and execute them later on--are linked. ... More>


A New Twist on a Classic Puzzle

Researchers examining study participants' intuitive responses to a reasoning problem found that the way the information was presented significantly influenced the percentage of people who answered correctly. ... More>


A Closer Look at the Face in Your Toast

We often see images and words where none actually exist. Psychological scientists are taking a closer look at the neural functions behind this behavior. ... More>


The Process of Problem Solving

Psychological researchers are generating new findings on the roles that reasoning and deduction play in everyday problem-solving. ... More>