Cognitive Processes

The New Yorker: In the mid-nineteen-seventies, the cognitive psychologist Ellen Langer noticed that elderly people who envisioned themselves as younger versions of themselves often began to feel, and even think, like they had actually become younger. Men with trouble walking quickly were playing touch football. Memories were improving and blood More

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Show Me the Numbers: Precision as a Cue to Others’ Confidence Alexandra Jerez-Fernandez, Ashley N. Angulo, and Daniel M. Oppenheimer The authors investigated a newly identified indicator of confidence — precision. In the second of two studies, participants played a “The Price More