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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring ebola and political attitudes, early stress and age of menarche, and top-down and bottom-up processes in the flanker task. ... More>


Negative People are More Dangerous Drivers

A combination of behavioral and neural measures reveals that neurotic negative people are more likely to get into car crashes. ... More>


Brain Repurposes Itself to Learn Scientific Concepts

Using neural decoding techniques, researchers find evidence that the brain repurposes evolutionary ancient neural systems to represent new knowledge in abstract domains like physics. ... More>


Should we teach obscure presidents like Millard Fillmore?


To get students to focus, some professors are asking them to close their eyes