Individualistic Practices and Values Increasing Around the World
Individualism is thought to be on the rise in Western countries, but new research suggests that increasing individualism may actually be a global phenomenon.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of new research exploring links between alpha-band oscillations and spatial attention and the role of iconicity in learning sign language.
Visual Illusion Could Help You Read Smaller Font
Visual acuity is thought to be dictated by the shape and condition of the eye but new findings suggest it may also be influenced by perceptual processes in the brain.
Your Hands May Reveal the Struggle to Maintain Self-Control
Watching people’s hands as they choose between long-term and short-term options offers a new approach to studying self-control.
Systematic Research Investigates Effects of Money on Thinking, Behavior
Three experiments provide inconsistent evidence for the effect of money primes on various measures of self-sufficient thinking and behavior.
Meaningless Accelerating Scores Yield Better Performance
From typing to exercising, racking up meaningless digital points can serve as an effective motivator, as long as the scores are accelerating.