The latest state of the field of the neuroscience of creativity
The sense of touch generates surprisingly powerful and long-lasting memories
Podcast Recap (December 2018): Drunk Science, the Replication Crisis, Unsafe Thinking and Mental Health
The Psychology Podcast recap for December 2018
A new study suggests that, unconsciously, we actually do believe that looking exerts a slight force on the things being looked at. Karen Hopkin reports.
New research suggests that IQ leads to greater well-being by enabling one to acquire the financial and educational means necessary to live a better life
So-called "relaxation music" is only about as effective as a soothing Chopin piece at lulling listeners into a relaxed state. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Philosopher Peter Carruthers insists that conscious thought, judgment and volition are illusions. They arise from processes of which we are forever unaware
Freud’s notion of a dark, libidinous unconscious is obsolete. A new theory holds that the brain produces a continuous stream of unconscious predictions
Christopher Skaife talks about his new book The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London, in front of a live audience at Caveat, “the speakeasy bar for intelligent nightlife" in Lower Manhattan...
A play dramatizes the deepest of all mysteries, the mind–body problem
A recent proposal about consciousness is fascinating—but it’s not science
The exceedingly strange story of learning, memory and the “Arc” gene
Embracing the ways each of us does—and does not—process information
Why people form such positive first impressions of narcissists...
New research adds to the skepticism surrounding the adoption of learning styles in education.
An estimate of dog intelligence requires looking at non-dogs as well to understand what's special to canines and what is just typical of the taxonomic groups they're in.
A surprising way that diet leads risks of stroke and cognitive impairment
A new theory of consciousness
Would it be harder for people who speak a highly gendered language to create a more gender-neutral society?
The Psychology Podcast Recap for November 2018