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Safe Crossings: The Power of Eye Contact

Considerable research has underscored the powerful effects of eye contact in social interactions, and new research suggests that these effects may extend to the road. ... More>


Aha! Close Your Eyes for Inspiration

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

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how visual features affect mental rotation and whether infants learn labels by mapping them onto concepts. ... More>

Why We Worry About Shark Attacks, Not Car Crashes

New research from the University of Waikato demonstrates how our perceptions of risk on the road don’t always match up with the reality. ... More>

A Psychological Solution Prevents Rubbernecking

An accident on the side of the road can distract drivers, leading to traffic jams. Blocking the view can help keep drivers’ eyes on the road and traffic moving. ... More>