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Recent research in Psychological Science has demonstrated that drawing attention to a color can prime people to notice objects related to that color, no matter what task they do afterward ... More>
How do we recognize a face? To date, most research has answered “holistically”: We look at all the features—eyes, nose, mouth—simultaneously and, perceiving the relationships among them, gain an advantage […] More>
APS provides an overview of the George Mason University Arch Laboratory located in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. The Arch Lab bridges theory, experimentation, and application in the cognitive sciences. ... More>
Students and faculty from George Mason University's Human Factors and Applied Cognition Arch Laboratory created a rap video to help explain what human factors is. APS sat down with Tyler Shaw, also known as the Human Factors Rapper. ... More>
How does the brain confer meaning on the things we perceive in the world? “Many of us favor the theory that, whether it comes in through the eyes or ears, through reading [or other stimuli], it’s all eventually arriving at a common place where the meaning of things is represented,” says Massachusetts Institute of Technology psychologist Mary C. Potter. “If that were so,” she continues, “you’d expect there to be a problem in extracting meanings simultaneously from different sources.” ... More>