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Come On, I Thought I Knew That!

How to Ace Your Test

When it comes to predicting how well we’ll remember something in the future, research suggests we’re not so great at it. A study in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science found that our predictions of our future memory are biased by how we feel when processing the information to be learned.... More>

Think You’ll Ace That Test? Think Again. Then Start Studying

Think you’ll ace that test? Think again. Then start studying

We hold many beliefs about memory—for instance, if you study more, you learn more. We are also constantly making judgments about particular instances of learning and remembering—I’ll never forget this party! That was easy to understand. I’ll ace it on the test. ... More>

People More Likely to Act Morally Than They Imagine