Cognitive Psychology

Upcoming Webinars on NSF Education Research Funding Opportunities

The National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources is offering a set of four webinars providing further information on recent calls for research proposals that address areas of special interest to EHR. These areas span a range of topics of potential interest to psychological scientists who work in the area of education. More

What’s So Funny? The Science of Why We Laugh

“How Many Psychologists Does It Take … to Explain a Joke?” Many, it turns out. As psychologist Christian Jarrett noted in a 2013 article featuring that riddle as its title, scientists still struggle to explain exactly what makes people laugh. Indeed, the concept of humor is itself elusive. Although everyone More