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New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Neural Discriminability of Object Features Predicts Perceptual Organization Emily J. Ward and Marvin M. Chun In this study, participants viewed objects that varied in color, shape, and orientation while undergoing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Participants then performed a perceptual grouping task More

New Research in Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Anticipatory Control Through Associative Learning of Subliminal Relations: Invisible May Be Better Than Visible Ausaf A. Farooqui and Tom Manly In this study, the researchers examined whether information presented in subliminal cues could be used to proactively enhance goal-directed cognitive control. In More

APS Honors Golinkoff and Hirsh-Pasek for Lifetime Contributions to Psychological Science

APS Fellows Roberta M. Golinkoff (University of Delaware) and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University) will receive the 2015 APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for their collaborative research on language, literacy, education, and spatial development. Golinkoff and Hirsh-Pasek changed the field of developmental psychology in the late 1980s when they introduced More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: White Matter Morphometric Changes Uniquely Predict Children’s Reading Acquisition Chelsea A. Myers, Maaike Vandermosten, Emily A. Farris, Roeland Hancock, Paul Gimenez, Jessica M. Black, Brandi Casto, Miroslav Draho, Mandeep Tumber, Robert L. Hendren, Charles Hulme, and Fumiko Hoeft Researchers have found several More