Touch Can Produce Detailed, Lasting Memories
Exploring objects through touch can generate detailed, durable memories for those objects, even when we don’t intend to memorize the object’s details.
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research articles exploring psychopathy and interpersonal distance, negative urgency and emotion regulation, and maternal psychosocial risk profiles in pregnancy.
Replications of Psychological Findings Don’t Appear to Hinge on Study-Population Differences, Global Multilab Project Shows
Failures to reproduce psychological research findings are often attributed to differences in the study population being examined. But results from a massive international scientific project upend that claim.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring the suspicious-coincidence effect in word learning and factors that influence how we judge whether sentences are grammatically correct.
Older Adults’ Abstract Reasoning Ability Predicts Depressive Symptoms Over Time
Data from a longitudinal study show that age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years.
The Illusion of Multitasking Boosts Performance
A series of experiments suggests that merely believing that we’re multitasking may boost our performance by making us more engaged in the tasks at hand.