from day 05/12/2008

2009 Association for Psychological Science Convention, San Francisco, May 22-25

The 2009 Association for Psychological Science Convention will take place, May 22 - 25, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. Among the highlights, we note the following main talks of interest to cognition and culture scholars: Nancy Kanwisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Specialized ...

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The view from afar

An essay, "The Psychology of Transcending the Here and Now," by Nira Liberman and Yaacov Trope in last week's Science (downloadable on the author's page, here) reviews evidence for a remarkable kind of cognitive bias: it seems that the further away from yourself you think of ...

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