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What’s the Value of a Dollar? It Depends on How You Perceive Numbers

When it comes to how we value money, not all dollars are created equal — rather, value depends on how exactly our internal representations of magnitude map onto symbolic numbers. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring children's arithmetic development, visual sensory memory representations, and premotor cortex in action understanding. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring spatial distance and behavioral sensitivity to reward, perception of numerosity and density, orientation dependence in face processing, and unconscious processing of abstract concepts. ... More>


Visual Aids Can Help People Better Understand Health Risks

Risk information is often difficult to understand, but research shows that transparent visual aids can help patients to make sound decisions about medical treatments, screenings, and lifestyle choices. ... More>


Does Our Innate Ability to Estimate Numbers Benefit From Education?

Researchers investigate whether improvements in approximate number system ability come naturally with age or whether they are the result of formal education. ... More>