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Portrait of Self-Control as a Young Process

APS President Nancy Eisenberg chaired a Presidential Symposium at the APS Annual Convention, joining four distinguished scientists who study how self-regulation emerges during development. ... More>

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Smartphones Don’t Make Us Dumb

Making Tasks More Difficult May Help Overrule Office Distractions

Increasing the difficulty of a task may help focus attention and shield against noisy office distractions, especially for people who are more easily distracted. ... More>

Q&A: Christopher Chabris, psychology professor, on everyday illusions