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Another Reason to Oppose the Death Penalty


The Trustworthiness of an Inmate’s Face May Seal His Fate

The perceived trustworthiness of an inmate’s face may determine the severity of the sentence he receives, according to new research using photos and sentencing data for inmates in Florida. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring visual landmarks and path integration in human navigation, object persistence and spatial navigation, and prenatal precursors of memory impairment. ... More>


Treating Trauma With ‘Tetris’


Intrusiveness of Old Emotional Memories Can Be Reduced by Computer Game Play Procedure

Playing Tetris -- a visually-demanding computer game -- after reactivating established intrusive memories may reduce their occurrence over time. ... More>