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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring speech rate and word recognition, infants' perception of infant speech sounds, and genetic contributions to perception of ambiguous visual patterns. ... More>


Our Moral Tongue


Language, Mind, and Human Nature

Hailed as one of the world’s most influential people, experimental psychologist Steven Pinker’s interests span all aspects of language, mind, and human nature. In his classic book The Language Instinct, […]... More>


A second language may help sustain the brain


Learning a New Language at Any Age Helps the Brain