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Playing Action Video Games Boosts Visual Motor Skill Underlying Driving

Playing action-based video games may boost players’ ability to coordinate incoming visual information with their motor control, a skill critical to driving. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring prospective motor control in infants at risk of autism and links between negative affect, borderline personality disorder, and PTSD. ... More>

Cognitive Costs of Crossing the Street Increase with Age

Age-related declines in perceptual, motor, and cognitive skills can make crossing busy streets particularly dangerous for seniors. ... More>

Getting Hands-On Deepens Science Learning

Students who are able to test scientific concepts in ways that are hands-on come to understand the concepts more deeply and score better on science tests. ... More>

Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes