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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring analogical reasoning and relational thinking, categorization of complex natural scenes, and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring deafness and multisensory integration; the psychological refractory period; fixation points in face identification; rituals and prosociality; and orthographic processing in baboons. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of exciting new research on memory recently published in Psychological Science. ... More>


Brain Stores Objects by Color, Too

How do we know what a lemon is, or a baseball? “Theories that explain how our brains store knowledge say that similar knowledge is stored in similar places. So things that are related - in how they look, how they smell, and so on - should overlap in the brain,” says Eiling Yee of the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain, & Language. In other words, the same part of your brain might store the information that both lemons and canaries are yellow. ... More>


Thinking outside the box DOES boost creativity: Cramped work spaces produce few ‘lightbulb moments’ for employees