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Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When too much inhibition freezes ducks and bunnies into their perceptual place »
Anja Jamrozik . Our perception of the world is flexible and depends on our expectations, our experience, and on cues...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ir nugalėtojas yra: from 0 to a little Lithuanian in an hour »
Stephan Lewandowsky . And the winner is….. in 2014, cognitive scientists from University College London launched...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
We need to talk about Kevin (and psychopathy) »
Stephan Lewandowsky . We need to talk about Kevin has been described as masterful . But the film (or book) will pro...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When South Butt makes you think of buying North Face »
Melissa Vo . Imagine standing in an isle of cereals and you want to find THE cereal that has been advertised to you as e...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
From scatter (plot) to statistical perception: you can see a lot by looking »
Stephan Lewandowsky . Yogi Berra once famously said that “ You can observe a lot by watching ”. Yogi Berra observed an...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than a feeling »
Stephan Lewandowsky . Music is powerful. It can make our attention turn away from external stimuli and redirect it to o...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than a line: The colorful mental life of numbers »
Stephan Lewandowsky . How long is a piece of string? This proverbial question is not really intended to have an answe...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stitching time onto a tree: joining models of accuracy with response times to understand cognition »
Richard D. Morey . " Time is what we want most, but what, alas! we use worst. " —William Penn There are many...
Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2 eyes, 4 targets, and 8 moving disks: Lagging gazes in object tracking »
Stephan Lewandowsky . We keep track of multiple objects every day. When we drive, we need to keep track of the cyclist n...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
Psychonomic Diversity: A thumbnail sketch »
Stephan Lewandowsky . The Psychonomic Society underscored its commitment to diversity and equality in three recent posts...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A little explanation goes a long way (and further than facts) »
Gary Lupyan . Many of our beliefs are factually wrong. For example, according to the General Social Survey, roughly 20%...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Doggone affordances: The embodiment of canine bodies »
Heather Hill . Imagine. . .  . . .yourself in a grocery store, trying to reach the milk on the rack in front of you...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working memory workout: Training bench presses does not help you throw a ball »
Steve Weisberg . Few areas of psychology research are as controversial as 'brain training'. For the last 10 years, we...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The norms of science and Presidential Executive Orders »
Stephan Lewandowsky . Last Friday was Holocaust Memorial Day , which falls on the day of the liberation of the Auschw...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The hazard (functions) of detecting the pounce on the prey »
Stephan Lewandowsky . How many things can we attend to simultaneously? Imagine being an air traffic controller and you a...
Friday, January 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diversity and inclusion: A future outlook »
Stephan Lewandowsky . The past chair of the Psychonomic Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Janet Metcalfe ,...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Note on Diversity and Inclusion »
Janet Metcalfe . In these uncertain times, we send a message of unity and continued allegiance to the principles of div...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
No need for special needs: Euphemisms and disability »
Morton Ann Gernsbacher . “Isn’t that special?” Many people remember this quip from Saturday Night Live ’s TV charact...
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fortifying memory after encoding: Internal and external attention and visual short-term memory »
Stephan Lewandowsky. You are in the cognitive laboratory and you focus on the screen in front of you. A few color patch...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Absolutely not absolute pitch perception: but even people without perfect pitch can hear off notes »
Cassie Jacobs . Most of us can’t tell one musical note from another – but is it because we can’t really hear the differe...
Thursday, December 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sleeping on banara and the fate of banana: consolidation of new words in the lexicon »
Steve Weisberg . How do we recognize the written word? While this seems trivially easy to us, we need to remember that w...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oh Deer Mice Me: Of Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors and Marbles »
Heather Hill . Have you checked if your front door is locked? Is your stove turned off? Are you “saving” all those mai...
Thursday, December 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Metaphors of policing: Doraville's warriors and London's Pride guardians »
Stephan Lewandowsky . What is a tax? Is it a “burden”? Or a “civilization surcharge”? And which would you rather pay? Wo...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#Psynom16: Sequel to the next generation »
Stephan Lewandowsky . Some of the other folks who were approached at their posters during the Psychonomics meeting in Bo...
Friday, December 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#whatWM? A Response to Lewandowsky, Oberauer, Morey, and Schweppe »
Nelson Cowan . Throughout most of my career, I think I was aware that there was some issue with the definition of workin...
Thursday, December 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#whatWM? Playing ‘telephone’ with working memory or the War of the Ghosts 2.0 »
Judith Schweppe . In his recent article in the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review that stimulated this digital even...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#whatWM? Definitions of working memory do not need provocative claims »
Candice Morey . I was sitting in the audience, listening to a symposium speaker field questions, when someone asked abou...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#whatWM? e pluribus unum: Consensus despite diversity »
Klaus Oberauer . Nelson Cowan's review of definitions of "working memory" provides a very useful overview of the diffe...
Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#whatWM? A digital event celebrating the 9 lives of working memory »
Stephan Lewandowsky . Type “working memory” into Google Scholar and you get nearly 2,000,000 results. Topping the list i...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
#Psynom16: The next generation »
Stephan Lewandowsky . The annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston drew to a close on Sunday. Continuing on f...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
What you hear is what you get, like it or not »
Melissa Vo. This election has been intense, in every sense of the word. At times, some of us might have wished to just...
Sunday, November 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do not let a car drive you to distraction: In Vehicle Information Systems and attention »
Cassie Jacobs . Maybe I’m a Luddite, but I was shocked to learn that my car can read me my text messages, switch to a...
Thursday, November 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A week till #psynom16 »
Stephan Lewandowsky . The annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society will go under way in roughly a week. The Society is...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
When EZ does it: Simpler models are sometimes better than their complex cousins »
Stephan Lewandowsky . You are in the cognitive laboratory to participate in an experiment.   A tight cluster of 30...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Wednesday is yellow and a blinking cursor ticks loudly: Synesthesia and associative learning »
Gary Lupyan . What color is Wednesday? If the answer is obvious to you, you might have a form of synesthesia in which se...

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