Bjork, Nosofsky Recognized with Awards
In an award ceremony at Rice University, two notable APS members accepted the most prestigious awards given by the Society of Experimental Psychologists. APS Past President Robert A. Bjork received the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement
New Research on Cognition from Psychological Science
Read about new research on cognitive processes – including processes involved in learning, theory of mind, and cognitive control – published in Psychological Science, Current Directions in Psychological Science, and Perspectives on Psychological Science. Cognitive
Because You Said So?
The Epoch Times: Adults rely heavily on verbal labels to identify objects and understand the world around them, and scientists have long believed that children’s minds work the same way. A new study from Ohio
Beijing Normal University, China http://psychbrain.bnu.edu.cn/home/yanchaobi What does your research focus on? My current research focuses on the functional and neural architecture of concepts — the meaning of words, pictures, and sounds. What drew you to
New Research From Psychological Science
A Functional Role for the Motor System in Language Understanding: Evidence From Theta-Burst Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Roel M. Willems, Ludovica Labruna, Mark D’Esposito, Richard Ivry, and Daniel Casasanto Previous studies have revealed that motor areas
‘Vive la Difference!’: Seeing Foreigners as Foreign Encourages Local Coworkers to Assist Them
Examining companies with local and ex-pat employees, researchers find that recognizing diversity can actually encourage people to help each other instead of sparking conflict.