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New Research From Psychological Science

New research published in Psychological Science investigates the ways in which the physical state of our bodies may play a role in shaping what we think, feel, and perceive. ... More>


Clothes make the man/woman (smarter)


Observer Article

Boosting Brain Power Through a Mind-Body Connection

What does it take to become a better thinker? Do you need to meditate for hours and engage in grueling cognitive training? Or could the path to a healthy mind be as simple as walking 40 minutes a day? ... More>


Rising field of science boosts how we grasp thought


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Sin Has A Bitter Taste

When writers craft metaphors such as the “warmth of friendship,” they aren’t just making an arbitrary connection between temperature and social bonds. Behavioral scientists have shown that certain metaphors, called embodied metaphors, describe physical experiences that are connected to an individual’s thought processes. ... More>