Since 2010, there has been an absolute rise in mortality for adults without a college degree. For those with higher education experience, mortality rates have decreased during the same time period.
There may be some truth to the common idea that we judge a person's competence based on the clothes they wear. A new study reveals we perceive a person to have higher levels of competence if the clothes they wear look expensive.
Both adults and young children assign a narrower interpretation to a word if it is exemplified by an atypical category member. The study sheds new light on how children learn to see, talk and understand the world around them.
Researchers present a new model that may explain the flexibility of working memory.
Bees are helping researchers to uncover genes responsible for social behaviors, including social deficits associated with ASD. Researchers have identified 200 new gene variations linked to social behaviors, with 21 clustered in or nearby 6 genes implicated in autism.
Researchers report listening to a speaker repeating a belief increases the believability of the statement if the person listening somewhat believes the statement already. However, for those unsure of the credibility, hearing the correct information can override the myths.
Players of the popular online brain mapping game Eyewire have assisted in identifying six new neuron types, researchers report.
When AI's are trained with ordinary human language online, they pick up cultural biases embedded in the wording, researchers report.