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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring semantic inhibition in toddlers and beliefs about the causal structure of self-concept. ... More>


The Lie That Many People Who Eat Meat Tell Themselves


Do Monkeys Know When They Don’t Know Something?

A new study shows that rhesus monkeys, like humans, are able to spontaneously recognize when they are ignorant and need to seek out more information. ... More>


How We Explain Things Shapes What We Think Is Right

Explaining why people give roses for Valentine’s Day in terms of inherent traits (roses are pretty) instead of context (advertisers promote roses) predisposes us to assume the practice is good. ... More>


The Science of Beer Goggles