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Rewards might mask animal intelligence

New study finds that using rewards might incrementally improve learning, but performance overall improves when rewards aren’t available.

Owl Study Offers Clues to Human Attention

By studying barn owls, scientists at Johns Hopkins University believe they’ve taken an important step toward solving the long-standing mystery of how the brain chooses what most deserves attention. The […]

Positive Psychology & The Science of Happiness

As part of orientation for incoming first-year students, Professor Justin Halberda discussed how positive psychology can help us become happier, healthier, and closer to our ideal selves. Read more on […]

Crash Course in Psychology courses for Spring 2019

Please join us for the Crash Course in Psychology Courses for spring 2019! Where: Hodson Hall, Second Floor Lobby When: Thursday, November 1 from 5:30-7:00 pm Hosted by the Psychology […]