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Before Crawling and Walking, Babies Need to Get the Visual Gist of Moving Forward

Infants show developmental changes in visual motion perception about one month before they first start moving around on their own. ... More>


Super Rare Items Are Most Likely to Be Missed

Jobs in security, medicine, and other fields require employees to identify a target in the midst of distracting information. How good are we at picking out rare but important targets? ... More>


Visual System ‘Prioritizes’ Information for Conscious Access

We are continuously flooded with visual information from our environment. A collection of new studies suggests that visual working memory may help to select which information reaches conscious awareness. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cross-modal adaptation to faces and voices, probabilistic models of cognition, attention and recognition memory, perceptual abilities and synesthesia, and intentions and response inhibition. ... More>


“Seeing” Faces Through Touch

New research shows that we don't just see faces with our eyes — our sense of touch can also contribute to face perception. ... More>