New research suggests that pre-kindergarteners perceive time differently from adults and school-age children.
Sharing misinformation is habitual, not just lazy or biased
The spread of misinformation on social media is often blamed on users, but new findings challenge the misconception that political prejudice and a lack of critical thinking are solely responsible.
Understanding fear extinction to help treat PTSD
Researchers narrow in on a brain receptor that could help eliminate learnt fears and treat ailments such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
Talking to strangers helps with learning
People routinely underestimate how much strangers may have to teach them.
Do masks really hinder emotional recognition?
We need not be so concerned, say experts, as humans use more than just facial cues to read emotion.
Always wanting more makes humans better learners
Though constant comparison can negatively impact our pursuit of happiness, this ingrained cognitive behavior has helped humans survive.
Does smell preference depend on culture?
Unexpected new findings indicate that cultural influence may have very little to do with your preference for certain smells.