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Exploring the Space-Time Continuum…in the Mind

We frequently use words about space to describe time, and people often think about events on a left-right timeline. Researchers explore the link between mental representations of space and time. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring statistical power in mediation analyses, top-down effects (or lack thereof) on perception, and the relationship between physical rotation and mental rotation. ... More>

Observer Article

Reflecting on Lifetimes of Achievement

APS concludes its 25th anniversary series with profiles of three leaders who have made indelible contributions to psychological science. This month, we profile Janellen Huttenlocher, Larry L. Jacoby, and Karen A. Matthews. ... More>


Newcombe to Discuss Integrative Approach to Cognitive Science in Convention Speech

Nora Newcombe will deliver her William James Fellow Award Address, “Resolving the Nativist-Empiricist Debate: A Neoconstructivist Approach to Cognitive Development,” at the 26th APS Annual Convention. ... More>

Older Adult Clumsiness Linked to Brain Changes

Some of the day-to-day reaching-and-grasping difficulties experienced by older adults may be caused by changes in the mental frame of reference that they use to visualize nearby objects. ... More>