Psychological Science in the Public Interest

Citizens Versus the Internet: Confronting Digital Challenges With Cognitive Tools

Psychological Science in the Public Interest (Volume 21, Number 3)Read the Full Text (PDF, HTML) The Internet is an indispensable and global virtual environment in which people constantly communicate, seek information, and make decisions. The architecture of this digital environment influences people’s interactions with it. Despite many advantages of this More

Education and Cognitive Functioning Across the Life Span

Psychological Science in the Public Interest (Volume 21, Number 1)Read the Full Text (PDF, HTML) Education appears to affect cognitive ability, but it might not directly attenuate declines in cognition associated with aging. However, education can influence cognitive functioning in the elderly by contributing to enhanced cognitive skills that emerge More