Categorization

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Beyond Gist: Strategic and Incremental Information Accumulation for Scene Categorization George L. Malcolm, Antje Nuthmann, and Philippe G. Schyns Scene categorization is generally thought of as a perceptually driven process, but in this study, the authors examined whether hierarchical categorization may be More

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Far-Out Thinking: Generating Solutions to Distant Analogies Promotes Relational Thinking Michael S. Vendetti, Aaron Wu, and Keith J. Holyoak The authors examined whether inducing a general mindset using a verbal-analogy task would promote more abstract thinking on a subsequent unrelated reasoning task. More

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Racial Progress as Threat to the Status Hierarchy: Implications for Perceptions of Anti-White Bias Clara L. Wilkins and Cheryl R. Kaiser Researchers have found that perceptions of racial progress have been mirrored by an increase in perceptions of discrimination against Whites. In More

As part of APS’s 25th Anniversary celebration, the Board of Directors is honoring 25 distinguished scientists who have had a profound impact on the field of psychological science over the past quarter-century. Eight individuals have been selected to receive the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award, honoring a lifetime of significant More