A sample of new research exploring links between alpha-band oscillations and spatial attention and the role of iconicity in learning sign language… More
A sample of new research exploring statistical learning in speech segmentation and links between weight-related perceptions and long-term health outcomes… More
Individuals’ bodies and their abilities to act within their environments shape their perceptions of their surroundings, says psychological scientist Jessica Witt, Colorado State University. Witt discussed the psychophysics experiments she’s conducted to demonstrate these perceptions during one of four presentations in a Presidential Symposium chaired by Susan Goldin-Meadow. … More
In the Fred A. Kavli Keynote Address at the 29th APS Annual Convention, APS Fellow Lila R.Gleitman shared her six decades of theoretical and empirical work on the remarkably sophisticated way that children acquire language. See the complete presentation.
BBC: Scientists developed a way to measure levels of respect, based on the officers’ language during routine traffic stops in… More
A sample of new research exploring time order as a psychological bias and how people interpret errors in statements made by nonnative speakers… More