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R. Nathan Spreng

Cornell University What does your research focus on? My research examines large-scale brain network dynamics and their role in cognition. I am actively involved in the development and implementation […]... More>


Phantom Limbs More Common Than Previously Thought

After the loss of a limb, most patients experience the feeling of a phantom limb — the vivid illusion that the amputated arm or leg is still present. Damage to the nervous system, such as stroke, may cause similar illusions in weakened limbs, whereby an arm or leg may feel as if it is in a completely different position or may even feel as if it is moving when it is not.... More>

Study Indicates How We Maintain Visual Details In Short Term Memory

Working memory (also known as short term memory) is our ability to keep a small amount of information active in our mind. This is useful for information we need to […]... More>

Hypnosis-induced Synaesthesia Makes You See Red – in the Number Seven

Hypnosis can induce synaesthetic experiences – where one sense triggers the involuntary use of another – according to a new study in Psychological Science. The findings suggests that people with […]... More>

Ability to “Tell the Difference” Declines as Infants Age

A new article published in the August issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that infants fine-tune their visual and auditory […]... More>