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James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships Awarded

Sight restoration, religious diversity, and cultural influences on visual processing are among the research areas being supported by 2014–2015 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships. Recipients of this year’s fellowships are APS Fellow Ara Norenzayan, Ione Fine, and Todd A. Kahan. ... 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>

MRN fMRI Image Acquisition and Analyses Course 2014

The mind research network will hold a course on “fMRI Image Acquisition and Analysis” October 16–18, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The class will be held at The […]... More>

Risky behavior by teens can be explained in part by how their brains change

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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>