Currently browsing "Memory"

Memory Athletes and Researchers Collaborate to Dissect Feats of Memory

Competitors at the 2nd Annual Extreme Memory Tournament tested their mettle with feats of memorization and recall while working with researchers studying how memory works. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Why Preschoolers Sometimes Learn Better Than Their Parents Do”; “Feeling Good Before and After Doing Bad”; “No Free Lunch? Do Decision Making and Category Learning Require Careful Thought?” ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring self-distancing in veterans with PTSD, rumination and worry as transdiagnostic processes, and boundary restriction for negative emotional images. ... More>


Observer Article

Design With Humans in Mind

Working in the technology realm, APS Fellow Donald A. Norman helped engineers base their designs on scientific findings about the ways people and products interact. ... More>


Observer Article

Is There a Gender Gap in the Perception, Action, and Cognition Program at NSF?

As reported by Vanessa Lazar and APS Fellow Betty Tuller, data show that academic and research institutions employ disproportionately fewer female than male PhDs in the subfields best represented by the National Science Foundation’s Perception, Action, and Cognition (PAC) program. ... More>