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Making Science ‘Edible’

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Likening basic science to fine cooking, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow awardees Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff offer the recipe they’ve used to make developmental research findings accessible, digestible, and useful for the general public. ... More>


Seeing Isn’t Required to Gesture Like a Native Speaker

A new study including blind and sighted participants suggests that gestural variations across languages do not emerge from watching other speakers make the gestures, but from learning the language itself. ... More>


Making Connections Within Text: A Review of Anaphor Resolution

Psychological scientists examining children's eye movements found evidence that both working-memory capacity and reading comprehension are important for developing a specific skill. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New studies explore literacy development in children at risk for dyslexia and links between women's appearance-related preferences and hormones, and a study on emotion and color perception is retracted. ... More>