Volunteers who listened to music solved fewer word puzzles than others who worked in silence. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The Psychology Podcast recap for February 2019
Maybe that's not even the right question
The trick fools only predators that know dead prey is yucky
Humans traveling to Mars will be required to operate with a degree of autonomy human astronauts have never had, due to communication delays. Christopher Intagliata reports.
New research suggests both liberals and conservatives are motivated to believe fake news, and dismiss real news that contradicts their ideologies
Although millennials' memory of recent pop tunes drops quickly, their ability to identify top hits from the 1960s through 1990s remains moderately high. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Interviewing an inebriated person at the scene may be more accurate than waiting until he or she is sober
What is the relationship between intellectual giftedness and meaning in life?
Humpback populations from the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet up south of Africa and trade song stylings.
Brain regions that process faces reveal deep insights into the neural mechanisms of vision
Podcast Recap (January 2019): Honoring the Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples and a Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication
The Psychology Podcast recap for January 2019
Are we really at our smartest in our 20s? At what age do we strike the right balance between cognitive ability and expertise?
One of the leading behavioral geneticists of our time is promulgating outdated notions about the interplay of nature and nurture
Psychopathic birds of a feather flock together...
A newly identified circuit connecting the cerebellum to the brain’s reward centers in mice could help scientists understand autism and addiction
The Mona Lisa effect is the illusion that the subject of a painting follows you with her gaze, despite where you stand. But da Vinci's famous painting doesn't have that quality. Christopher Intagliata reports...
A new look at “the Russian blues” demonstrates the power of words to shape perception
The latest state of the field of the neuroscience of creativity
The sense of touch generates surprisingly powerful and long-lasting memories