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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>


Spatial Imagery Improves With Sight

Research with children who have treatable blindness shows that spatial imagery abilities don't depend on sight, but they vastly improve once sight is restored. ... More>


Observer Article

Understanding ‘Chemobrain’

Many patients experience cognitive dysfunction during cancer treatment. Psychological research can help patients counter those effects. ... More>


Observer Article

A Visionary on Vision

Uncommon Careers is a new Observer series showcasing psychological scientists working in nontraditional settings. This feature is designed to illuminate the myriad career possibilities in psychological science. ... More>