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Who Are You? Identity and Dementia

Phineas Gage is arguably the most famous case study in the history of neuroscience. Gage was a railroad worker who in the autumn of 1848 was helping to prepare a […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: heuristics and intertemporal choices; dissociation between written and spoken language; and vocal signals used to evaluate job candidates. ... More>


Driving Under the Influence of Friends is Risky for Teens

Teen drivers are far more reckless behind the wheel when driving with peers, suggesting that passengers’ attitudes can profoundly affect drivers' risk-taking behavior. ... More>


Power Has A Scary Effect On The Brain, According To Science


The Perils of Being a ‘Chameleon’ in a Job Interview

Unconsciously mirroring another person’s behavior—known as the "chameleon effect"—tends to increase likability, but new research finds that unwittingly mimicking negative behavior comes at a cost. ... More>