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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring concern about bias and time perception, active suppression of sensory inputs, and the relationship between weight discrimination and mortality risk. ... 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>


Observer Article

Scenes From Convention

See some of the highlighted events from the 2015 APS Annual Convention and mark your calendars for next year's meeting. ... More>


Observer Article

Not Just Fun and Games

Psychological scientist Daphne Bavelier remains astounded by her observation that short periods of action-based video-game training nearly erased the gender difference found in geometric mental-rotation tasks. Jeffrey Y. Lin, Bavelier’s copresenter, describes his experience using gaming data to combat online harassment. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring visual landmarks and path integration in human navigation, object persistence and spatial navigation, and prenatal precursors of memory impairment. ... More>