Psychological Science

Study: Your brain sees things you don't

University of Arizona doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti has authored a new study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, that indicates that the brain processes and understands visusa ...

Nov 13, 2013
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Give thanks, and prosper

It's a classic experiment: Sit a kid in front of a single marshmallow and tell him that if he waits a few minutes to eat it, he can have two. The videos of these experiments are overwhelmingly entertaining: ...

Apr 01, 2014
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Can gratitude reduce costly impatience?

The human mind tends to devalue future rewards compared to immediate ones – a phenomenon that often leads to favoring immediate gratification over long-term wellbeing. As a consequence, patience has long been recognized ...

Mar 31, 2014
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