5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age
Important parts of the brain tend to atrophy as we get older—yet brain scans of some 70-year-olds resemble those of 20 to 30-year-olds. Emerging research points to habits that may keep the mind sharp during the aging
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on COVID-19 prevention, state of mind, learning about images, judged emotions, the fetal origins of psychological development, emotional memories, privacy in a digital world, parent education, and shared reality.
You’re Probably Not As Open-Minded As You Think. Here’s How To Practice
… Recognize that your biological hardware isn’t exactly setting you up for success. I have bad news for you about your brain: you don’t fully know what it’s up to. That might sound ridiculous. But in
The Many Minds of the Octopus
Cephalopods are having a moment. An octopus stars in a documentary nominated for an Academy Award (“My Octopus Teacher”). Octos, as scuba-diving philosopher Peter Godfrey Smith calls them, also play a leading role in his
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on political moderation, unconscious touch perception, sexual arousal in transgender men, explicit instruction and reading, emotion and memory for future events , and the reliability of functional MRI.
Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard – Ethan Kross
Ethan Kross (Chatter) is an experimental psychologist, neuroscientist and writer, who specializes in emotion regulation. Ethan joins the Armchair Expert to discuss the usefulness of your inner voice and how to harness it. Ethan explains