Latest Christopher Chabris Stories
A new study from Union College shows that the genes long thought to be linked to intelligence actually appear to have no bearing on one's IQ.
Memory may not be as powerful as many people believe.
A new survey reveals that many people in the U.S. â€“ in some cases a substantial majority â€“ think that memory is more powerful, objective and reliable than it actually is.
In a new study, researchers tested the claims of a Boston police officer who said he ran past a brutal police beating without seeing it.
University of Utah psychologists have learned why many people experience "inattention blindness" â€“ the phenomenon that leaves drivers on cell phones prone to traffic accidents and makes a gorilla invisible to viewers of a famous video.
A new study finds that those who know that an unexpected event is likely to occur are no better at noticing other unexpected events â€“ and may be even worse â€“ than those who aren't expecting the unexpected.
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