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Yours or Mine? How We Handle Objects Depends on Who Owns Them

From car keys to cell phones, we often pass objects in a way that's useful for the person on the receiving end -- unless we're handing over our own belongings. ... More>


Observer Article

The ‘Stubborn’ Cerebellum

Psychological scientists don’t typically describe brain areas as fickle, two-faced, or agreeable, but APS William James Fellow Richard B. Ivry explains why he ascribes a specific personality trait to the region that controls our sensorimotor system. ... More>


Surprising Authors of Psychological Studies

This is a photo of Lisa Kudrow.

When we think of famous psychological scientists, names like Tim Duncan, Albert Einstein, Lisa Kudrow, and the Dalai Lama don’t typically come to mind. ... More>


Playing Action Video Games Might Make You a Better Driver