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Men And Women 'Wired Differently'

By | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 18:53

Connectome brain scans suggest that women really are better at multitasking than their male peers.

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Political Self-Images Often Incorrect

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 18:15

While liberals overestimate their own uniqueness, conservatives overestimate their movement's internal consensus.

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On Seeing Without Noticing

By | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 19:45

Groundbreaking advancements in neuroscience suggest that our brains perceive things we don't.

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'Kinesthesia' Lets Us See, Perceive Our Own Actions In The Dark Without Even Noticing

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 17:11

Our ability to intuit the relative position of our body allows us to "see" movement in the dark.

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What Happens In The Brain During Introspection?

By | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 16:13

While some may believe the ability to introspect is made possible by one brain process, new research finds that two processes are involved.

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Using Language To See What Isn't There

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 22:48

Language and verbal cues may influence what we see and how we perceive it, new research suggests.

Men and Women Look at the World Differently

By | Sat, 12/01/2012 - 12:12

Men and women literally look at the same thing differently, a new study has found.

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The Color Green Enhances Exercise by Boosting Motivation and Energy

By | Thu, 11/15/2012 - 16:47

Working out in the park may have more psychological benefits than hitting the gym, according to researchers who found that "green exercise" enhances mood, self-esteem, motivation and enjoyment.

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Your Hand Movements Can Influence What You Hear

By | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 15:41

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center have discovered a correlation between motor skills and perception. This new study may be able to help doctors understand how the left and right hemispheres "hear."

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Justice Isn't Blind: Beauty May Affect Perceptions of Guilt

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:33

A new study based on police surveys suggests in domestic violence crimes, where the woman is accused of murdering her abuser, the more attractive she is, the more likely she is perceived to be guilty.

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Men and Women Are Better at Recognizing Different Objects

By | Mon, 09/17/2012 - 17:13

Men and women are better at recognizing different things, according to new research.

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The Halo Effect: Why Your Hero Is Perfect

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 17:38

For many individuals their hero, leader or role model can do no wrong. One positive trait may affect how you view the individual overall, according to the Halo Effect.

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Her Color Blue Could Really Be His Red: Men and Women See Colors Differently

By | Tue, 09/04/2012 - 15:35

Men and women see the world differently, according to new research that finds that while men are more sensitive to fine detail and moving objects, women are better at discriminating between colors.