Visual Attention

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Other People Are Less Attention-Grabbing to the Wealthy

The degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research shows that people who categorize themselves as being in a relatively high social class spend less time looking More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Pupillary Contagion in Infancy: Evidence for Spontaneous Transfer of Arousal Christine Fawcett, Victoria Wesevich, and Gustaf Gredebäck Pupillary contagion — when an individual’s pupil size influences the pupil size of an observer — is thought to be an automatic mechanism that facilitates More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Infections and Elections: Did an Ebola Outbreak Influence the 2014 U.S. Federal Elections (and if so, How)? Alec T. Beall, Marlise K. Hofer, and Mark Schaller Did the Ebola outbreak influence the 2014 U.S. federal elections? In the second of three studies More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: The Brain’s Tendency to Bind Audiovisual Signals Is Stable but Not General Brian Odegaard and Ladan Shams  Studies have found that there is quite a bit of variability in the way people integrate information from different sensory modalities; however, little is known More