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Yours or Mine? How We Handle Objects Depends on Who Owns Them

From car keys to cell phones, we often pass objects in a way that's useful for the person on the receiving end -- unless we're handing over our own belongings. ... More>


Memories of Spence

At special symposium in honor of the late Janet Taylor Spence, colleagues, friends, and students shared their perspectives on Spence’s wide-ranging contributions to psychological science. ... More>


The Apple of the Mind’s Eye

This image is an illustration of an apple.

With its simple design, the Apple Inc. logo is one of the most recognizable emblems in the world. But how well do people remember details of the icon? ... More>


Why Coffee Shops Boost Concentration

Concentration can be contagious: Simply sitting next to someone exerting a lot of mental effort on a task can boost your own productivity. ... More>