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Making Science ‘Edible’

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Likening basic science to fine cooking, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow awardees Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff offer the recipe they’ve used to make developmental research findings accessible, digestible, and useful for the general public. ... More>


Seeing Isn’t Required to Gesture Like a Native Speaker

A new study including blind and sighted participants suggests that gestural variations across languages do not emerge from watching other speakers make the gestures, but from learning the language itself. ... More>


To Spot a Liar, Listen Closely

An analysis of fraudulent financial statements reveals that company executives used specific vocal cues while lying. ... More>


Student Notebook

What You Say Matters

Many graduate students fear public speaking, yet for many of us it is a pervasive aspect of graduate life. Standing in front of a group of people, whether for an […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring neural discriminability of object features and print-speech convergence as a predictor of early reading achievement. ... More>