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Basic Ratio Capacity May Serve as Building Block for Math Knowledge

New research finds evidence for an innate ratio processing ability that may play a role in determining our aptitude for understanding fractions and other formal mathematical concepts. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring neural discriminability of object features and print-speech convergence as a predictor of early reading achievement. ... More>


Cover Story

Passport to Collaboration

In her wide-ranging developmental research, APS Fellow Terry Kit-fong Au found an ideal way to explore cultural differences in disease prevention attitudes, language development, and parenting: She left a faculty post at the University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to her home city of Hong Kong. Au, APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky, and APS Fellows Ralph Hertwig and Yi-Yuan Tang share the challenges and achievements they experienced when their careers went global. ... More>


Observer Article

Attention on the Brain

Research links mindfulness meditation with everything from metacognition to cortical thickness in the brain, says APS Fellow Tania Singer. She and other psychological scientists impart the latest findings from the science of paying attention. ... More>