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>

      

Speed-Reading Apps May Impair Reading Comprehension by Limiting Ability to Backtrack

New speed-reading apps eliminate the time we supposedly waste moving our eyes as we read. But these eye movements are critical to our ability to understand what we’ve read.

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People Selectively Remember the Details of Atrocities That Absolve In-Group Members

Conversations about wartime atrocities often omit important details, and these omissions can lead people to remember the events differently depending on their social group membership.

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Moving Beyond “Just-So Stories”: Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection

Children's natural curiosity can be harnessed to help even 5- and 6-year olds grasp some of the important scientific concepts involved in natural selection, researchers find.

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Both Stars and Blunderers Get Bullied at Work

While low performers are typically the targets of bullying from co-workers, research suggests that people tagged as aces are also victimized in more discrete ways.

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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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