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Satiated, Stuffed, and Spatially Impaired?

New research suggests that a few days of high-fat, high-sugar eating — say, Thanksgiving followed by a weeks’ worth of leftovers — may impair a specific cognitive function: spatial recognition. ... More>


Remembering Wendell E. Jeffrey

Psychological scientists celebrate the life of a mentor who worked at the forefront of research on infant perception and who had a remarkable knack for recognizing budding scholars’ potential. ... More>

The Unexpected Charm of Facebook Memories

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring timing of component processes in word recognition and impact of diet on spatial learning and performance in rats. ... More>

How Stereotypes Can Threaten Your Driving

Evoking negative stereotypes about older drivers can actually have a detrimental influence on seniors’ driving performance, according to new research. ... More>