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New research suggests that a few days of high-fat, high-sugar eating — say, Thanksgiving followed by a weeks’ worth of leftovers — may impair a specific cognitive function: spatial recognition. ... More>
A sample of new research exploring timing of component processes in word recognition, impact of diet on spatial learning and performance in rats, and factors affecting decision making under uncertainty. ... More>
A team of psychological researchers has demonstrated that a weak sense of direction can be bolstered with a simple electric current to the brain. ... More>
From the compass to GPS, humans have relied on devices to guide them to their destinations. But psychological scientists have been exploring new frontiers of discoveries about navigational skills embedded within our own biology. ... More>
Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). ... More>