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Labors Lost? Memories of Childbirth

I’m told, by women I trust, that childbirth is an experience unlike any other. These women have vivid and enduring memories of labor and birth, becoming a mother, giving life. […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring practice and music ability, sensorimotor experience and holistic processing, and signal detection theory as a framework for optimal decision making. ... More>


The Power of Two: Why Sharing Is Better

My wife and I watch a lot of movies at home. It’s one of our favorite pastimes. I also watch a fair number of movies by myself, if my wife […]... More>


When It Comes To Driving, Most People Think Their Skills are Above Average

Most people rate themselves as having driving skills far above average, but a new study shows that we don’t all agree on what it means to be a good driver. ... More>


Bicyclists Beware: The Psychology of Car-Bike Crash Risks

Differences in how bikers and drivers perceive risk on the road could have implications for preventing crashes. ... More>