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  • Small Words, Big Impact: How the Words “Even” and “Only” Improve Memory
    Katharina Spalek, Nicole Gotzner, Isabell Wartenburger
    Humbolt University and University of Potsdam
    Theoretical linguistics is a science that investigates the structure of languages, and linguists...
  • Playing Videogames: More Than a Waste of Time?
    Tilo Strobach
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    Main-stream media often associates videogames with (potential, but not yet scientifically confirmed...
  • Parents of “Test Tube” Babies: Are They Super Moms and Dads?
    Sofia Gameiro
    University of Coimbra
    The discovery of in vitro fertilization (IVF) at the end of the 1970s introduced a fundamental...
  • Multisensory perception in older adults
    Annalisa Setti
    Trinity College Dublin
    Older people often report that their vision and hearing abilities are not as good as they were in...
  • Fight or flight? Conflicts as drivers of innovation
    Meike Bentz
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    “If you’re waiting for the wind to fill your sails, don’t get in a huff when it shows up.” These...
  • “I see what you’re saying” Deaf children with cochlear implants rely on their eyes to help their ears
    Aurélie Huyse
    Universitè Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
    Picture yourself in a noisy restaurant, trying to hear your friend talking to you across the table...
  • Psychologist Helps Make Intensive Care Easier and Shorter
    Adrienn K. Szilagyi
    Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
    Nobody likes being critically ill. And nobody likes a close relative to be critically ill. Anyone...
  • Yellow-Tasting Sounds? Genius Lies in the Cross-Sensory World of the Synaesthete
    Julia Simner
    University of Edinburgh
    It is hard to imagine that reality could be anything other than what we see around us. The sights,...
  • Is Sport Making a Perfect Body? Peak Performance and a Underweight Body - a Double-Edged Sword?
    Friederike Rasche
    University of Vienna
    Reading about sports usually means reading about how good it is for you. Regular exercise is...
  • Thinking with your hands: A link between gesturing and intelligence.
    Uta Sassenberg
    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    When people talk, they often gesture with their hands. Even when their conversational partners...