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Getting It in Writing

Becoming more dependent on electronic communication and less dependent on handwritten messages may impact certain cognitive skills. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring orthographic coding and literacy, pathways linking early stress and inflammation, non-adaptive cognitive control, and visual integration. ... More>


Visual Aids Can Help People Better Understand Health Risks

Risk information is often difficult to understand, but research shows that transparent visual aids can help patients to make sound decisions about medical treatments, screenings, and lifestyle choices. ... More>


How Reading Makes Us More Human


Kids’ Reading Success Boosted by Long-Term Individualized Instruction

Students who consistently receive individualized reading instruction from first through third grade become better readers than those who don’t, according to a new longitudinal study published in Psychological Science. ... More>