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Lost in the Shopping Center

Watch Marc Fennell of Hungry Beast explain how store design can encourage impulse buying — and why Ikea shoppers in particular tend to overbuy.... More>

Video gaming children ‘more creative’

Research: Video games help with creativity in boys and girls

Longitudinal Impacts of 3-D Spatial Training Among Gifted STEM Undergraduates

In case you missed it, the cameras were rolling at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Watch APSSC Award Winner David I. Miller from the University of California, Berkeley present his research on “Longitudinal Impacts of 3-D Spatial Training Among Gifted Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Undergraduates.” ... More>

Study Suggests Buddhist Deity Meditation Temporarily Augments Visuospatial Abilities

Meditation has been practiced for centuries, as a way to calm the soul and bring about inner peace. According to a new study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, there is now evidence that a specific method of meditation may temporarily boost our visuospatial abilities (for example, the ability to retain an image in visual memory for a long time).... More>