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Is There an Ideal Time of Day for Decision-Making?

New research uses a massive database of thousands of online chess games to examine how time of day influences decision-making abilities. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the relationship between emotion categories and neural representations of emotion and how language provides a code that closely maps onto body types. ... More>

Some Brains Have a Motion Blind Spot

A surprisingly high proportion of people may have a form of motion blindness agnosia, in which sensory information about moving objects is not properly interpreted by the brain. ... More>

Letter/Observer Forum

Suggestions on Beck’s Integrative Theory of Depression

Aaron Beck pioneered the way we view the nature of depression. He guided psychological theory from its overly Freudian emphasis to a simpler model capable of being scientifically evaluated. The […]... More>

Scientists Challenge Magazine Feature on Historic Brain Research

A group of 200 psychological researchers and other scientists has criticized The New York Times’ publication of a book excerpt, saying it unfairly characterizes the late memory researcher Suzanne Corkin. ... More>