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Consistent Distraction May Not Hinder Learning

Distraction may not be a problem for learning, as long as the distraction is consistent during both learning and recall phases, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new studies exploring asymmetry in frontal brain activation and sensitivity to developmental context, and the influence of mental representations on hand movements. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring speech perception and speech motor learning, visual binding in newly hatched chicks, and gender and sexual economics. ... More>


Cognitive Motor Skills Start to Fall Before Age 25

People over 24 years of age have already reached their peak cognitive motor skills — including those used to learn new computer skills. ... More>


Before Crawling and Walking, Babies Need to Get the Visual Gist of Moving Forward

Infants show developmental changes in visual motion perception about one month before they first start moving around on their own. ... More>