New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring how infants learn to categorize words and the fidelity of different memory types.
Context Shapes Choice of Healthy Foods
When choosing between indulgent and healthy foods, your pick may depend on what other foods sit nearby on the grocery shelf.
The Brain’s Autopilot Mechanism Steers Consciousness
In 1909 five men converged on Clark University in Massachusetts to conquer the New World with an idea. At the head of this little troupe was psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Ten years earlier Freud had introduced
What Happens When You’re Convinced You Have Bad Genes
The first thing you should know is that the DNA-test results everyone got in this study were fake. That was on purpose. Over the course of a year, psychologists at Stanford University recruited 223 participants
Does This Look Right to You? HOLLA🎄D TONNEL
They decked the Holland with boughs of holly Then people called their décor folly. Hundreds signed a web petition Now they’ll vote on their position. As it has in so many Decembers past, the Port
Oh my: a psychological approach to awe – Science Weekly podcast
When it comes to emotions, words such as joy, anger and disgust immediately spring to mind. But in recent years, psychologists have been turning their attention to a lesser-studied emotion: awe. Whether it’s a breathtaking