Boosting Brain Power Through a Mind-Body Connection
Researchers explore various methods for boosting both neural and cognitive function, highlighting the benefits of mindfulness meditation, cognitive training, and physical exercise.
How Urban Parks Enhance Your Brain
The Atlantic: A couple weeks ago the folks at Cracked told readers that “living in a city makes you dumber.” There are a number of flaws here — beyond the obvious one of getting your
Rising field of science boosts how we grasp thought
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Say you’re getting ready to take the SAT. You spend hours brushing up on vocabulary; you do hundreds of practice problems; you learn tips on test-taking from a tutor. Those are good techniques
Looking for Trouble (and Seeing It)
The Huffington Post: I’ve known a few troublemakers over the years. These were guys with huge chips on both shoulders, who would gladly pick a fight if you looked at them wrong. And looking at
Why Men (Yes, Men) Are Better Multitaskers
The Huffington Post: We should all be forgiven for believing that women are good at multitasking, and far superior to men. After all, that’s the popular image that has been in circulation for some time.
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