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Hand Size Appears to Stay Constant, Provides Natural ‘Ruler’

People tend to perceive their dominant hand as staying relatively the same size even under magnification, suggesting that the hand serves as a perceptual “ruler” that measures the surrounding world. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring white matter structure and reading acquisition, attention to reward in adolescence, and cortisol and loss aversion in young men. ... More>


La douleur renforce la cohésion dans le groupe


Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley


‘The New Statistics’ Video Tutorial Is Now Online

In a new online tutorial workshop, APS Fellow Geoff Cumming explains why it is important for psychological scientists to embrace the "new statistics." ... More>