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Busted Bracket? Science Suggests Strategy to Improve March Madness Picks

Every year, people pore over the available stats in making March Madness picks, but research suggests that thinking about the games in precise detail may actually lead to worse picks. ... More>


Can an Atheist Be in Awe of the Universe?


The Nature of Culture

Douglas Medin has explored scientific reasoning in children and adults across cultures, as well as across urban versus rural populations. His research also has focused on what is known as […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring analogical reasoning and relational thinking, categorization of complex natural scenes, and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>


What’s Love Got to Do With It?

While the romantics among us may not like to hear it, evidence suggests that some of our most important relationship decisions are based on common judgment and decision making strategies. ... More>