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Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize

Brain activity can be used to tell whether someone recognizes details they encountered in daily life, which may have implications for criminal investigations and use in courtrooms. ... More>


Do We Have an Internal Calorie Counter?

Many explanations have been offered for the country’s obesity epidemic, and one is nutritional ignorance. People simply don’t know what a calorie is, so how can they be expected to […]... More>


Food Craving Is Stronger, but Controllable, for Kids

Children show stronger food craving than adolescents and adults, but they are also able to use a cognitive strategy that reduces craving, new data show. ... More>


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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>