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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: suppressing negative emotions and relationship quality; electrophysiological signatures of scene processing; conception risk and color choice; and serial order in working memory. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring identification of graspable objects; the unconscious-thought effect; branding and decision making; infants' communication of shared knowledge; and context-dependent meanings of words. ... More>


New Research on Aging From Psychological Science

A sample of new and exciting research on cognitive and perceptual processes in aging. ... More>


Study Shows Limits on Brain’s Ability to Perceive Multifeatured Objects

New research sheds light on how the brain encodes objects with multiple features, a fundamental task for the perceptual system. ... More>


How The Visual System Constructs Moving Objects: One by One

Although our eyes record the word as millions of pixels, “the visual system is fantastic at giving us a world that looks like objects, not pixels,” says Northwestern University psychologist Steven L. Franconeri. It does this by grouping areas of the world with similar characteristics, such as color, shape, or motion.... More>