Life provides turning points of many kinds, but the most powerful of all may be character-revealing moments.
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How we experience the world and turn thoughts into actions
David A. Rosenbaum Ph.D.
Toddlers forget to let go of objects, clutching them needlessly and impeding their performance. Deep lessons can be learned from this understudied behavior.
Should research psychologists say they are psychologists?
The terms "hypotheses" and "predictions" are often used interchangeably. They are very different things, however. Distinguishing between them can lead to better science.
Although everyone loses things, no one has studied how we search for lost items. This would be a wonderful research topic that could shed light on memory more generally.
A wonderful research opportunity awaits those interested in modeling the way violinists and other musicians choose the fingerings they use.
Don't think genes, lots of sleep, and healthy eating are the only keys to living longer. Those shoes of yours and other parts of your wardrobe may be important as well.
Mentally stretch the time you have and you'll live for what seems like a million years.
A student in Intro Psych suggested a way to help completely paralyzed patients answer yes-no questions by asking them to play inner tennis or mentally walk through their homes.
Feather-light touch might help stroke victims and others with brain damage regain movement capabilities.
Why don’t your own poops smell?
David A. Rosenbaum, Ph.D., is a cognitive psychologist and a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside.