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Some Brains Have a Motion Blind Spot

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>

Believing That Others Understand Helps Us Feel That We Do, Too

Our sense of what we know about something is increased when we learn that others around us understand it, consistent with the idea of a “community of knowledge.” ... More>

Adults Value Overcoming Temptation, Kids Value Moral Purity

The ability to appreciate the moral conflicts that people grapple with before overcoming temptation may depend on your age. ... More>

Sophisticated Communication from 8-Month-Old Babies

Teens’ Memory for Faces Shifts Toward Peers During Puberty

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>