The Geography of Learning: How Culture Shapes Memory

Study shows cultural attitudes can shape what people learn. Asians remember the forest, Americans and Europeans remember the trees.
From Brookshire & Casasanto, 2012, PLoS ONE.

Emotion Is Reversed in Left-Handers' Brains

The way we use our hands may determine how emotions are organized in our brains. Discovery that approach motivation reverses hemispheres between right-and left-handers may lead to safer neural therapies for depression.

Our Malleable Minds

How is the diversity of the human experience reflected in the mind? What is universal about the concepts we form, and what depends on the particulars of our physical and social experiences? Malleable Mind will explore emerging answers to these questions.