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The ‘Stubborn’ Cerebellum

Psychological scientists don’t typically describe brain areas as fickle, two-faced, or agreeable, but APS William James Fellow Richard B. Ivry explains why he ascribes a specific personality trait to the region that controls our sensorimotor system. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: links between early adversity, self-esteem, and diurnal cortisol profiles; and the role of visual experience in word representation in the visual word form area. ... More>


Playing Action Video Games Might Make You a Better Driver


Playing Action Video Games Boosts Visual Motor Skill Underlying Driving

Playing action-based video games may boost players’ ability to coordinate incoming visual information with their motor control, a skill critical to driving. ... More>