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Cognition at the Speed of (LED) Lights

Compared to fluorescent lights, LED lights in the workplace may provide a boost for cognition, mood, and efficiency. ... More>


Satiated, Stuffed, and Spatially Impaired?

New research suggests that a few days of high-fat, high-sugar eating — say, Thanksgiving followed by a weeks’ worth of leftovers — may impair a specific cognitive function: spatial recognition. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring timing of component processes in word recognition, impact of diet on spatial learning and performance in rats, and factors affecting decision making under uncertainty. ... More>


Observer Article

Charging Up the Inner GPS

A team of psychological researchers has demonstrated that a weak sense of direction can be bolstered with a simple electric current to the brain. ... More>


Cover Story

Point to Point

From the compass to GPS, humans have relied on devices to guide them to their destinations. But psychological scientists have been exploring new frontiers of discoveries about navigational skills embedded within our own biology. ... More>