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Infants Know Plants Provide Food, but Need to See They’re Safe to Eat

Infants as young as six months old tend to expect that plants are food sources, but only after an adult shows them that the food is safe to eat. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring social dominance and intergroup inequality, conscious awareness and emotional responses, fertility and social behavior, and emotion and memory. ... More>


Tiny Foragers: How Do We Know What’s Safe to Eat?


Tiny Foragers: How Do We Know What’s Safe To Eat?

It’s the holiday season, and we’ll soon be decorating our home with greenery—holly sprigs, poinsettia, maybe a mistletoe, and of course the tree, probably some kind of spruce. We’ll have […]... More>


Hungry? Low Blood Sugar May Increase Support for Social Welfare

Katniss Everdeen's "Hunger Games" are entirely fictional, but new research suggests we developed a real-world hunger games of our own as a way of getting others to share resources. ... More>