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Typical Items Facilitate Fear Learning, Atypical Items Don’t

According to a recent study, people generalize learned fear from typical items in a category to atypical members of the category, but not vice versa. ... More>


Knowledgeable Consumers Are More Likely to Buy When Given Fewer Options

The degree to which consumers perceive themselves to be knowledgeable about a product influences the likelihood that they will buy a particular product, researchers find. ... More>


Beware the Long-Winded Leader

Those loquacious folks in the office don’t get away with controlling the dialogue if they're not in positions of leadership, new research shows. That leads to better sharing of information. ... More>


Understanding the Self With Schizophrenia

Individuals with schizophrenia may show impairments in remembering personal facts and memories, but they are still able to accurately and reliably assess their own personality traits, according to a new study. ... More>