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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>


Steven Pinker: The Elephant, the Emperor, and the Matzo Ball

William James Fellow Award Address recorded May 2016 in Chicago at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>


Bower Reflects on Integrating Two Theoretical Frameworks

At the 2016 APS-Psychonomic Society W. K. & K. W. Estes Lecture, Gordon Bower reflected on his attempts to merge Clark Hull’s learning theory with William Estes’s statistical framework. ... More>


We Know You Hate ‘Moist.’ What Other Words Repel You?


Some Vowel Sounds Pack a Punch for Brands

People make vastly different assumptions about a word based on specific vowel sounds, which can help or hurt perceptions of a brand. ... More>