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How Language ‘Framing’ Influences Decision-Making

The way information is presented, or “framed,” when people are confronted with a situation can influence decision-making, even in situations requiring life-or-death choices. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring timing of component processes in word recognition, impact of diet on spatial learning and performance in rats, and factors affecting decision making under uncertainty. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how visual features affect mental rotation, whether infants learn labels by mapping them onto concepts, and how quality of communication predicts children's language learning. ... More>


The Magic Of Words


Observer Article

Decoding Words on a Page

As we read, subtle eye movements trigger a chain of neurological events that help us understand the text. APS William James Fellow Keith Rayner shares his foundational research on this critical process. ... More>