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We may view our memory as essential to who we are, but new findings suggest that others consider our moral traits to be the core component of our identity. ... More>
Frans B.M. de Waal has news for people who think that the tendency to establish cultural norms separates humans from other animals: By teaching a high-ranking female chimpanzee how to solve a complicated puzzle and then watching copycat behavior spread among her group, de Waal and his colleagues documented evidence of both complex social learning and conformity in nonhumans. ... More>
Teaching Current Directions
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>
The famous Bobo doll experiment showed that children learn through observation, not just through reward and punishment. In that classic study, Albert Bandura showed that children who had watched adults […]... More>