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Want To Study More Effectively? Sleep Between Study Sessions

More Than Just Faces in a Crowd

Our capacity for remembering items that aren’t relevant to the task at hand -- such as memory for faces in a crowd -- may be greater than previously thought. ... More>

Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

Even when we know better, we often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions. A new review of scientific research explores the reasons why. ... More>

Sleep Makes Relearning Faster and Longer-Lasting

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you’ve forgotten, even 6 months later. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the influence of relative encoding on memory-based judgments and probiotic treatment for rats exposed to parental stress. ... More>