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Going the Distance: Babies Reach Farther With Adults Around

Eight-month-old infants are much more likely to reach towards distant toys when an adult is present than when they are by themselves, two studies show. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring pupillary contagion among infants, scene integration outside awareness, and early ability as a predictor of later achievement. ... More>

How Jerome Bruner Transformed Psychological Science

Legendary APS William James Fellow Jerome Bruner, known for his groundbreaking contributions to cognitive, educational, and perceptual psychology, passed away at the age of 100 on June 5, 2016. ... More>

Infants’ Brain Activity Shows Signs of Social Thinking

A collaboration between neuroscientists and developmental psychologists provides evidence directly linking neural responses from the motor system to overt social behavior in infants. ... More>