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George A. Miller: Remembering a Pioneer

The influential cognitive psychological scientist George A. Miller passed away on July 22, 2012. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of exciting new research on memory recently published in Psychological Science. ... More>

Mind Changer and Game Changer

APS Past-President Elizabeth Loftus is the highest-ranking female in the list of top 100 psychologists. She's gained world-wide renown for her experiments showing that memory, far from being an accurate record, is influenced by subsequent exposure to information and events and is re-constituted according to the biases these create. ... More>

How Do Placebos Relieve Pain?

Scientists and doctors have been studying placebos for more than half a century. These inert “sugar pills” remain highly controversial, yet they are widely used in clinical treatment today—especially in […]... More>

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