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Finding the Way to a Better Sense of Direction

Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). ... More>


Blocks and Puzzles May Help Children Learn Spatial Skills

Children who play frequently with puzzles, blocks, and board games tend to have better spatial reasoning abilities than those who don’t, according to data from a nationally representative study published […]... More>


Echolocation Helps Visually Impaired

Human echolocation operates as a viable “sense,” working in tandem with other senses to deliver information to people with visual impairment, according to new research published in Psychological Science. Ironically, the proof for […]... More>

Playing With Puzzles and Blocks Could Build Children’s Spatial Skills

Play may seem like fun and games, but new research shows that specific kinds of play are actually associated with development of particular cognitive skills. ... More>

Psychological Scientists Awarded Nobel for Discovering Brain’s “GPS”

Three European psychological scientists will share the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work discovering the brain’s “GPS system.” ... More>