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How To Spark Learning Everywhere Kids Go — Starting With The Supermarket

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>

Cover Story

Robots for Research

This is a photo of the cover of the October Observer.

Childlike robots are increasingly at the center of a unique form of integrative science, bringing together experts in robotics, neuroscience, linguistics, and child development. ... More>

Observer Article

Cattell Fund to Support Research on Memory, Emotion, Learning

Environmental influences on early learning, the accuracy of eyewitness memory, and the neural underpinnings of emotional connections are among the projects that three scientists will pursue during sabbaticals supported by the James McKeen Cattell Fund. ... More>

You’re Joking: Detecting Sarcasm in Emails Isn’t Easy

Although people are often quite confident that the use of sarcasm in their texts and emails is clear to others, studies show that accurately reading sarcasm is no easy feat. ... More>