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Don’t Delay: Having to Wait Doesn’t Help Young Kids Exercise Self-Control

New research shows that it’s being reminded about what not to do, not the passage of time, that helps kids control their impulsive behavior. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring concern about bias and time perception, active suppression of sensory inputs, and the relationship between weight discrimination and mortality risk. ... More>

Self-Control Competes with Memory

Using self-control to inhibit motor responses to sudden stimuli can sap mental resources away from other cognitive processes. ... More>


Concentration Ability May Get Better With Age

Data from over 10,000 people show that, like a barrel-aged whiskey or a ripening cheese, some cognitive abilities seem to get better with maturity. ... More>

Firearm Shooting Errors Could Be Reduced Through Cognitive Training

People who have difficulty inhibiting responses are more likely to shoot unarmed civilians in simulated scenarios, but response inhibition training can help to reduce these shooting errors. ... More>