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Using Sound to Get Around

Much like bats and marine mammals, humans show a remarkable ability to navigate their surroundings by bouncing sound waves off objects, psychological science reveals. This human echolocation, says researcher Lore Thaler, is spurring new insights into neuroplasticity. ... More>

Self-Control Competes with Memory

Using self-control to inhibit motor responses to sudden stimuli can sap mental resources away from other cognitive processes. ... More>


Aha! Close Your Eyes for Inspiration

New research suggests that shutting out visual distraction can help spark sudden, creative solutions to problems. ... More>

Observer Article

‘Significance and Remembrance’ Revisited

APS Past President James L. McGaugh reflects on how our understanding of memory consolidation has evolved in the quarter-century since he wrote the article “Significance and Remembrance: The Role of Neuromodulatory Systems” for the inaugural issue of Psychological Science. ... More>

Developing Electrophysiology Training Resources

The APS Teaching Fund, which supports a range of educational endeavors, helped cognitive neuroscientists create a core set of instructional modules and data collection guidelines for EEG techniques. ... More>