New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on how mnemonic content and hippocampal patterns shape our judgment of time, well-being and cognitive resilience, face familiarization, the prioritization of due process, and much more.
Battle of the Brains: Pigeon vs. AI Learning? It’s Pretty Similar
The champions of unclouded thought were recently put to the test in a study that sought to explore if an illogical puzzle could be more easily solved by an animal with the associative learning approach
Four Scholars Pursue Diverse Research Through Cattell Sabbatical Awards
Kenneth Bollen, Jessica Cantlon, Kevin Myers, and Kristin Shutts will extend their sabbatical research in topics ranging from primate cognition to food insecurity.
Talking With Birds: The Fascinating World of Avian Intelligence
Irene Pepperberg pioneered the study of bird cognition back in the 70s and still studies the cognitive and communicative abilities of grey parrots. In this conversation with APS’s Ludmila Nunes, she speaks about research on parrots’ cognitive abilities, their conservation and preservation in the wild, and much more.
Monkeys Can Sense Their Own Heartbeat. That Could Be Good News for Psychiatry
You know when your own heart races—whether from a tarantula on your lap or a text message from a crush. And according to a new study, monkeys do, too. For the first time, scientists have
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on how animals learn, sexual- and gender-minority mental health, acculturation and immigration, emotion in social learning, stigma and treatment success, motor performance and learning, prosocial behavior, and social networking and well-being.