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Research links mindfulness meditation with everything from metacognition to cortical thickness in the brain, says APS Fellow Tania Singer. She and other psychological scientists impart the latest findings from the science of paying attention. ... More>
Much like bats and marine mammals, humans show a remarkable ability to navigate their surroundings by bouncing sound waves off objects, psychological science reveals. This human echolocation, says researcher Lore Thaler, is spurring new insights into neuroplasticity. ... More>
The language we speak, the families we grow up with, and the genes we are born with all shape the way each of us understands the world. A panel of scientists, including APS Secretary Gün Semin and APS Fellow Shihui Han, discusses the ongoing multidisciplinary efforts to study how humans make meaning. ... More>
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Featured Articles: “Sniffing Out Information” and “Rise to the Challenge.” ... More>
A new neuroimaging study shows that, in people who are born deaf, the auditory cortex processes information about the visual properties of stimuli. ... More>