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Uncovering a New Angle on Mental Distance

Why does the second hour of a journey seem shorter than the first? Research suggests that the answer lies in how we’re physically oriented in space. ... More>


‘Seeing’ Without Seeing

Body movements, like waving your hand, can trigger visual sensations in the absence of visual information, meaning we may be able to "see" in the dark. ... More>

To Call a Player’s Poker Hand, Look to the Arms

While stoic faces don’t give away a self-assured poker player’s hand, a certain suaveness in the arm movements might. ... More>

Rethinking the Poker Face and Plans for a Cat in Space

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: written exposure therapy and PTSD; rest-related risk for depression; reading across orthographies; mental animation of static images; distractibility and amnesia. ... More>