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New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Far-Out Thinking: Generating Solutions to Distant Analogies Promotes Relational Thinking Michael S. Vendetti, Aaron Wu, and Keith J. Holyoak The authors examined whether inducing a general mindset using a verbal-analogy task would promote more abstract thinking on a subsequent unrelated reasoning task. More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science. Temporary Deafness Can Impair Multisensory Integration: A Study of Cochlear-Implant Users Simon P. Landry, Jean-Paul Guillemot, and François Champoux Does temporary deafness in adults disrupt other multisensory processes? Participants who had or had not experienced a period of deafness performed a nonspeech More

Thinking outside the box DOES boost creativity: Cramped work spaces produce few ‘lightbulb moments’ for employees

The Daily Mail: Many work places preach to their employees about the importance of thinking ‘outside the box’. But it seems if companies really want increase worker creativity they should focus more on the office environment, according to new research. Scientists say cramped, claustrophobic working environments stifle employees’ creativity and More