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Women underperform on certain spatial tests when they don’t expect to do as well as men, but framing the tests as social tasks eliminates the gender gap in performance. ... More>
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>
Adolescents begin to view faces differently as they prepare for the transition to adulthood, showing a bias that shifts toward peers in the same stage of pubertal development. ... More>
In various experiments, APS Fellow Laura L. Carstensen and colleagues have demonstrated that people’s preferences for deepening relationships and avoiding risks intensify as their time horizons shorten. Carstensen joined APS Fellows Daniel L. Schacter and Dan P. McAdams and others to talk about time perception through the perspectives of cognitive, social, and developmental sciences. ... More>