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Kids Come to Like Their Own Before They Dislike “Outsiders”

Young children give preferential treatment to people in "their" group, but they don't start discriminating against outsiders until later in childhood, researchers find. ... More>


The Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar — Even When the Conscious Mind Fails

When it comes to detecting deceit, your automatic associations may be more accurate than conscious thought in pegging truth-tellers and liars. ... More>


Can an Atheist Be in Awe of the Universe?


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring children's arithmetic development, visual sensory memory representations, and premotor cortex in action understanding. ... More>


Young Children Form First Impressions From Faces

Just like adults, children as young as 3 tend to judge an individual’s character traits simply by looking at the person’s face. ... More>