Fake News Can Lead to False Memories
Voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their political beliefs, a study shows.
How Child Passengers Can Distract Drivers
Since emerging as a fad in the 1980s, “Baby on Board” stickers have persisted as a staple of rear windshields and bumpers on cars and minivans. According to urban legend, the death of an infant
New Therapy Shows Promise for Swift Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Clinical researchers are developing a new therapy that may reduce or eliminate symptoms of a challenging psychological disorder within weeks, rather than months.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring the description-experience gap in intertemporal choice and selection of visual objects in perception and working memory.
Genetic Variation Contributes to Individual Differences in Pleasure
Differences in how our brains respond when we’re anticipating a financial reward are due, in part, to genetic differences.
More Common Ground Than Conflict in Video Game Data
Differing conclusions on the link between video games and aggression may come down to how research teams interpret and report their statistical analyses, rather than the underlying data.