Chess might help you become better at math, but not for the reasons you think. Researchers substitute some first, second, and third graders’ math lessons with chess lessons to see if it had a positive impact on scores.

Chess has been proposed as a way of improving math abilities, despite the fact that math and chess do not have as much in common as people think.

Are facial morphs a reliable way to produce fake IDs? Experiments show how often humans and computers misidentify a morphed ID image as an unfamiliar person

Most people can identify a familiar face in a photo, even if the picture is taken at an unusual angle, or in poor lighting. Think about how easily you may recognize someone you know in a social media feed or READ MORE

Chimpanzees Can Tell When You Believe Something False In a clever test used on toddlers, researchers have learned something new about the social intelligence of apes

Our understanding of animal cognition has grown dramatically since the days of Jane Goodall in the 1960s. Great apes, a family of primates which includes chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans, are often the subject of psychological research. The present study explored READ MORE