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Ebola Scare Could Heighten Fears About Other Illnesses, Research Suggests

Psychological scientists have found that our fear of contracting illnesses, no matter how remote the chances, can actually lead to behavioral changes. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the social network complexity and neural response to social information, multisensory integration outside awareness, and perception of consonants among infants. ... More>


Positive Implicit Messages May Improve Older Adults’ Physical Functioning

Older adults who were exposed to positive stereotypes about aging without being aware of it showed improved physical functioning that lasted up to several weeks, a new study shows. ... More>


Humans use dominant hand as a constant perceptual ‘ruler’


Navigating Familiar Roads May Lead to Driving on “Autopilot”

A new study finds that driving on familiar roads may cause people to “zone out” while driving, making them less attentive to unexpected changes on the road. ... More>