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Other People Are Less Attention-Grabbing to the Wealthy

Findings from a series of three studies suggest that the degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class. ... More>

‘Brain-training’ games train you in only one thing: Playing brain-training games

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how children learn and apply social norms and how working memory modulates processing of emotional information outside conscious awareness. ... More>

Spelke Awarded Heineken Prize

This is a photo of Elizabeth Spelke.

APS William James Fellow Elizabeth S. Spelke of Harvard University, a leading psychological scientist and specialist on the cognitive development of infants, recently received the C. L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Sciences from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. ... More>

Brain Exercises Don’t Live Up to the Hype, Researchers Say