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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>
In recognition of the new school year beginning in many parts of the world, the Observer examines a host of psychological research on learning — not just in the classroom, but across the life-span. ... More>
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>
Literary fiction not only helps academic success but can also affect social skills and emotional intelligence, studies suggest. ... More>
As we read, subtle eye movements trigger a chain of neurological events that help us understand the text. APS William James Fellow Keith Rayner shares his foundational research on this critical process. ... More>