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Do We Have an Internal Calorie Counter?

Many explanations have been offered for the country’s obesity epidemic, and one is nutritional ignorance. People simply don’t know what a calorie is, so how can they be expected to […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring moral foundations and out-group hostility, working memory as internally focused attention, and brain activation for numeric and monetary value. ... More>


Why Desserts Are Irresistible


No Extra Credit for Delivering on Promises

Under-promise and over-deliver, so the advice often goes. But going above and beyond what you promised may not boost your reputation in the office, researchers find. ... More>


Social Feedback Loop Aids Language Development

Verbal interactions between parents and children create a social feedback loop important for language development, but that loop appears to be weaker and less frequent in interactions with autistic children. ... More>