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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>
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>
Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). ... More>
Children who play frequently with puzzles, blocks, and board games tend to have better spatial reasoning abilities than those who don’t, according to data from a nationally representative study published […]... More>
APS Fellows Roberta M. Golinkoff (University of Delaware) and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University) will receive the 2015 APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for their collaborative research on language, literacy, […]... More>