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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring whether the missing-phoneme effect occurs in both reading and listening and whether forgetting occurs due to decay or interference under different conditions. ... More>


Selective Media Coverage May Cause Us to Forget Certain Health Facts

The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak may influence what we remember, and what we forget, about the disease. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring handedness and lateralization of syntactic processing and inhibition of short-term memory. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: toddlers' inferences about culpability; psychological and physical well-being of children of parents with HIV; and suppression-induced forgetting across tasks. ... More>


Observer Article

Faded Memories

Why do some US presidents become staples of history, while others spiral into obscurity as time passes? A new study led by APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, helps explain how and why people and events are forgotten from collective memory. ... More>