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Faces Are More Likely to Seem Alive When We Want to Feel Connected

New research reveals that feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive. ... More>


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>