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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>


Positive Memories Sustain Us


Doorway to Blame for Room Amnesia