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Cognition at the Speed of (LED) Lights

Compared to fluorescent lights, LED lights in the workplace may provide a boost for cognition, mood, and efficiency. ... More>


Cover Story

Using Sound to Get Around

Much like bats and marine mammals, humans show a remarkable ability to navigate their surroundings by bouncing sound waves off objects, psychological science reveals. This human echolocation, says researcher Lore Thaler, is spurring new insights into neuroplasticity. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring authoritarianism and attitudes toward out-groups, categorization of sexual orientation, and attention and perceptual learning. ... More>


Observation

Aha! Close Your Eyes for Inspiration

New research suggests that shutting out visual distraction can help spark sudden, creative solutions to problems. ... More>


Why ‘Batman’ Met a Tragic Death on the Highway

Research shows that pedestrians often underestimate how visible they are to drivers at night, and motorists overestimate their own accuracy at spotting pedestrians in the dark. ... More>