How to Read and Write Simultaneously

31 March 2009

Classic attentional training study hints at our considerable potential to multitask.

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The Attentional Spotlight

23 March 2009

The experience of ‘looking out of the corner of the eye’ using peripheral vision is commonplace but it conceals a unusual fact about attention.

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The Cocktail Party Effect

12 March 2009

The ‘cocktail party effect’ is our impressive and under-appreciated ability to tune our attention to just one voice from a multitude.

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‘Social Networking Increases Cancer Risk’ – I Salute the Debunkers!

26 February 2009

Debunkers, I salute you!

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How to Choose Between Experiential and Material Purchases

23 February 2009

Experiential purchases like restaurant trips or theatre tickets are likely to beat material purchases like clothes or electronics for our long-term happiness.

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Leaders Emerge by Talking First and Most Often

16 February 2009

There is a big gap between the actual competence of leaders and the way in which they are perceived by others.

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Deaf Signers Feel Words On the Tip of their Fingers

12 February 2009

Signers frequently report knowing the name of a famous person, city or country, but are unable to remember the sign.

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