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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring practice and music ability, sensorimotor experience and holistic processing, and signal detection theory as a framework for optimal decision making. ... More>


When It Comes To Driving, Most People Think Their Skills are Above Average

Most people rate themselves as having driving skills far above average, but a new study shows that we don’t all agree on what it means to be a good driver. ... More>


Girls’ Verbal Skills Make Them Better At Arithmetic

While boys generally do better than girls in science and math, some studies have found that girls do better in arithmetic. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that the advantage comes from girls’ superior verbal skills. ... More>


Lin-Sanity: What’s Behind the Phenom?