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Tal Yarkoni

University of Colorado at Boulder What does your research focus on? Most of my current research focuses on what you might call psychoinformatics: the application of information technology to […]... More>

Four Year Olds Know That Being Right is Not Enough

As they grow, children learn a lot about the world from what other people tell them. Along the way, they have to figure out who is a reliable source of information. A new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that when children reach around 4 years, they start noticing whether someone is actually knowledgeable or if they’re just getting the answers from someone else.... More>

Internet search engines cause poor memory, scientists claim

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