How ability can grow out of seeming disability
The Psychology Podcast Recap for June 2019
Neural processing centers repeat recent sequences of events to lay down new memories used for abstract thought
Psychologists, neuroscientists and philosophers are trying to understand humor
Researchers are calling into question authenticity as a scientifically viable concept
One has to go to great lengths to counteract the deeply ingrained tendency to infuse new social groups with rich meaning
Two monkey species who last shared a common ancestor 3 million years ago have "eerily similar" alarm calls.
A study in mice shows improved cognitive performance when these bursting signals move around memory circuits
Philosopher Christian List argues against reductionism and determinism in accounts of the mind...
The Psychology Podcast Recap (May 2019): Gifted Education, Hope, Male Incompetence and Contextual Evolution
The Psychology Podcast Recap for May 2019
A new study in mice reveals why consuming a beverage is usually pleasurable but is not always enough to quench thirst
Preterm babies who listened to music in the neonatal intensive care unit had brain activity that more closely resembled that of full-term babies. Christopher Intagliata reports.
New research is shedding light on how intelligence changes and develops over time
A new study suggests women's performance on math and verbal tasks increases as room temperature rises, up to about the mid 70s F. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Artists, novelists, actors and directors excel at tapping into “imagination” circuits
A biologist-philosopher cautions against banishing from our worldview things that science cannot comprehend
An interview with British clinical psychologist Paul Gilbert, founder of compassion focused therapy
Growing up in a home filled with books enhances enhances intellectual capacity in later life, even if you don't read them all.
Picture books provide some of our earliest and most concise introductions into how and why we make decisions
Jayne Riew combines text and images to produce artistic works that are deeply psychological