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Preventing Road Accidents Before They Can Happen

Researchers examine how cars of the future can effectively warn drivers of potential road hazards long before potential accidents occur. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genome-wide association studies for behavioral traits; attention, disruptive behavior, and achievement in early childhood; and effects of crowding on visual perception and grip. ... More>


A Closer Look at the Face in Your Toast

We often see images and words where none actually exist. Psychological scientists are taking a closer look at the neural functions behind this behavior. ... More>


Can’t Take My Eyes off You—Your Face, That Is


Observer Article

Decoding Words on a Page

As we read, subtle eye movements trigger a chain of neurological events that help us understand the text. APS William James Fellow Keith Rayner shares his foundational research on this critical process. ... More>