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Under New Management

A mix of social experiences, psychological systems, and brain mechanisms enables us to make increasingly complex decisions and regulate our thoughts and actions. APS Board Member Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith and APS Fellows Eveline Crone, Yuko Munakata (pictured), and Philip D. Zelazo are among scientists worldwide who are identifying neural and cognitive processes that underlie the development of executive control across the lifespan. ... More>

Young Children’s Self-Control and the Health and Wealth of Their Nation

Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological […]... More>

Decoding the Time Course of Conscious and Unconscious Operations

Science is teasing apart the series of distinct operations that occur in the brain as a person processes information. APS Fellow Stanislas Dehaene describes new research methods that can help […]... More>

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Preaching About Teaching

APS Fellow David Daniel advocates a new area of specialization dedicated to translating the science of learning for the classroom. ... More>

Love in Mind: Cognitive Trickery

World literature is teeming with stories of unrequited love. Men and women fall in love and are not loved in return. Or love is mutual and wonderful, and then it […]... More>