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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring concreteness and psychological distance in language, automatic theory of mind, and women's preferences in male facial masculinity. ... More>


Observer Article

In Search of Human Uniqueness

APS Fellow Michael Tomasello believes that the most salient difference between us and our closest animal relatives is our ability to determine and share intentionality — that is, to understand and share psychological states of mind. Tomasello has spent more than 20 years comparing the behavior of adult great apes with that of human children. ... More>


Babies Know What’s Up


The Toddlers Are on to You


Babies Can Follow Complex Social Situations

A study with 13-month-olds shows that the infants can make sense of complex social situations, taking into account who knows what about whom. ... More>