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Imagination Beats Practice in Boosting Visual Search Performance

Practice may not make perfect, but visualization might. People who imagined a visual target were faster at finding it in a display than those who did an actual practice run. ... More>


Does Video Game Driving Translate to Real-World Skills?

Using eye-tracking data, researchers investigate whether popular racing video games develop skills that help players avoid danger out on the road. ... More>


The Power of Puppies: Looking at Cute Images Can Improve Focus

Cute images may do more than make us smile. Cute photos were linked to improvements in attention and focus, which may help advertisers gain and hold viewers’ attention. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New research exploring system-legitimacy beliefs and attitudes toward race, deferred feedback and category learning, and transfer across visual search tasks, and higher-order relational learning in toddlers. ... More>


Super Rare Items Are Most Likely to Be Missed

Jobs in security, medicine, and other fields require employees to identify a target in the midst of distracting information. How good are we at picking out rare but important targets? ... More>