Classifying Cognitive Style Across Disciplines

Various fields have developed diverse approaches to understanding the way people process information. A new report from psychological scientists aims to integrate these approaches by offering a new, integrated framework of cognitive styles that bridges different terminologies, concepts, and approaches. More>

      

Bilingualism Alters the Way the Mind Works

An article published in the Journal of Cognitive Psychology highlights bilingualism as one experience that can have a profound impact on lifelong neural and cognitive development and functioning.

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Cognitive Motor Skills Start to Fall Before Age 25

People over 24 years of age have already reached their peak cognitive motor skills — including those used to learn new computer skills.

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Young Children Take Authoritarian Cues From Their Parents

Young adults' levels of authoritarianism are strongly linked with those of their parents, but new research suggests these individual differences may emerge as early as age 3.

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Multiple Methods Reveal the Complexities of Neurocognitive Development

A new Clinical Psychological Science study examines how the brain is affected by both genetic and environmental influences.

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Idealistic Thinking Linked With Economic Slump

Envisioning a bright future should pave the way for success, right? Maybe not. Idealistic thinking about the future may be linked with economic downturn, not upswing, researchers find.

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Robinson to Speak on Motivation, Addiction

APS Fellow Terry E. Robinson has been selected as the winner of a 2014 William James Fellow Award.

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