A sample of research exploring the suspicious-coincidence effect in word learning and factors that influence how we judge whether sentences are grammatically correct… More
Data from a longitudinal study show that age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years… More
A researcher looks at the interpersonal side of our tendency to avoid sunk costs.
A researcher takes a fresh look at why people often persist with an unpleasant or unprofitable endeavor because they don’t want the resources they’ve already invested to go to waste… More
A sample of research exploring inspiration and belief in God, replicability of implicit theory of mind paradigms, and memory distortion resulting from context reinstatement… More
Watching YouTube videos, Instagram demos, and Facebook tutorials may make us feel as though we’re acquiring all sorts of new skills but it probably won’t make us experts… More
Findings from three field studies indicate that people report more favorable opinions about policies and politicians once they become the status quo… More