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.
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A sample of new research exploring time order as a psychological bias and how people interpret errors in statements made by nonnative speakers… More
Five APS Fellows, including APS Past President Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger, III, have been elected to the National Academy of… More
Citing the bridge between evolutionary psychology and cognitive science, University of Vienna scientist W. Tecumseh Fitch shows how studying our animal relatives fosters our understanding of human cognition… More