Observations

Cognitive Differences in Reading From Kindle, iPad, and Paper Text

My name is Thomas Gable from The College of Wooster, and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Participants’ reading speeds and memory (of a short story) while using either paper text, an iPad, or Kindle were compared. Paper text resulted in significantly faster More

Brain Adenosine Mediates the Negative Effect of Mental Fatigue on Endurance Exercise Performance

My name is Walter Staiano from Bangor University, United Kingdom, and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. In Italian: Interaction between positive effects of caffeine treatment, considered as an adenosine receptor antagonist, and negative consequences of mental fatigue on subsequent physical activity suggests More

Cultural Differences Are Not Always Reduced to Individual Differences

My name is Jinkyung Na from the University of Michigan and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC.   We show that differences in social orientation and cognition between cultures do not necessarily have corollary individual differences within cultures. Evidence comes from a large-scale More

Assessing Propensity and Satisfaction as Predictors of Trust in Teamwork

My name is Nicole Thompson from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. The current study examines individuals’ propensities to and satisfactions in trust decisions when engaged in teamwork across multiple performance cycles. Findings showed satisfaction captured More