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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring statistical power in mediation analyses, top-down effects (or lack thereof) on perception, and the relationship between physical rotation and mental rotation. ... More>


Our Pupils Adjust as We Imagine Bright and Dark Scenes

Visual images in the mind — like a bright sunny day — have a corresponding effect on the size of our pupils, as if we were actually seeing the image. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring performance and awareness in binocular rivalry, tryptophan and interpersonal trust, saccade path planning, and nonconscious learning from crowded sequences. ... More>


Your brain sees things that you don’t


Visual System ‘Prioritizes’ Information for Conscious Access

We are continuously flooded with visual information from our environment. A collection of new studies suggests that visual working memory may help to select which information reaches conscious awareness. ... More>