00:12 – Why Are You Not Paying Attention? Attention Capacity Limits, Individual Differences and Their Neural Basis – Nilli Lavie, University College London 24:12 – The Power of Consciousness: Hypnosis, Placebo, and Suggestion – Axel N. Cleeremans, Université Libre de Bruxelles 47:03 – Pushing the Limits of Cognitive and Neuroplasticity More
From the libidinous characters that pervade cable TV to the sheer volume and variety of impulse-buy-ready goodies in the grocery store checkout aisle, today’s cultural landscape seems to suggest that people fundamentally lack self-control and constantly are giving in to temptation. In reality, though, most adults are fairly skilled at More
Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological aging in adulthood, APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt reports. More
Science is teasing apart the series of distinct operations that occur in the brain as a person processes information. APS Fellow Stanislas Dehaene describes new research methods that can help reveal the boundary between conscious and unconscious states of processing. More
The study of how people learn stems back to the infancy of psychological science, when pioneers such as B.F. Skinner, William James, and Edward Thorndike developed “learning science” with the goal of telling teachers what to do. Nevertheless, true classroom-centered research remains scarce, argues APS Fellow David B. Daniel of More
World literature is teeming with stories of unrequited love. Men and women fall in love and are not loved in return. Or love is mutual and wonderful, and then it fades for just one. Love deepens or dies unpredictably, and far too many lovers end up valuing and caring for More
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