Object Recognition

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Limits of Executive Control: Sequential Effects in Predictable Environments Frederick Verbruggen, Amy McAndrew, Gabrielle Weidemann, Tobias Stevens, and Ian P. L. McLaren Studies have shown that bottom-up processes modulate performance in unpredictable environments, but is this also true in predictable environments? Participants More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science. When Holding Back Helps: Suppressing Negative Emotions During Sacrifice Feels Authentic and Is Beneficial for Highly Interdependent People Bonnie M. Le and Emily A. Impett Can suppressing negative emotions help people’s relationships? Participants kept a daily diary in which they noted whether More

New Research on Aging From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research on cognitive and perceptual processes in aging published in Psychological Science. Distraction Can Reduce Age-Related Forgetting Renée K. Biss, K. W. Joan Ngo, Lynn Hasher, Karen L. Campbell, and Gillian Rowe Can distraction improve memory in older adults? Older and younger adults studied a list of More

Study Shows Limits on Brain’s Ability to Perceive Multifeatured Objects

New research sheds light on how the brain encodes objects with multiple features, a fundamental task for the perceptual system. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that we have limited ability to perceive mixed color-shape associations among objects that exist in More