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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>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring handedness and lateralization of syntactic processing and inhibition of short-term memory. ... More>

Fighting Crime, One License Plate at a Time?

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst investigate the possibility that license plates including symbols are more memorable and easier for police to track down. ... More>


Feigenson, Niv Receive NAS Troland Award

Lisa Feigenson and Yael Niv have been named the 2015 recipients of the Troland Research Awards, two $75,000 prizes given each year by the National Academy of Sciences to recognize […]... More>

Why Names Are So Easy to Forget