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Nonverbal Accents

It’s long been believed that people of all ages and ethnicities express their states of mind with the same physical cues. But psychological research is revealing that, much like language, facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communication may have culturally specific identifiers. ... More>


The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>


Ways of Remembering

Larry Jacoby is one of the world’s foremost researchers on memory — specifically on the difference between conscious and automatic memory. The distinction is useful for better understanding age-related differences […]... More>


Student Notebook

Collecting Data in the Field

Collecting data in a lab is a useful skill to develop as a graduate student; however, scientists in more applied areas of psychology find it necessary to conduct research that has real-life application. ... More>


Observer Article

The Sounds of Social Life

A new assessment tool "lends an ear" to human behavior by capturing sound bites of people's daily lives. ... More>