Neuroscientists explore how people with absolute pitch process sounds

Both light and sound travel as waves, with characteristics that allow people with typical vision and hearing to perceive and categorize them when they reach their eyes and ears: “That’s a small red dog barking,” someone might say. But while people can easily name most colors in different groups—distinguishing the specific frequencies and wavelengths of […]

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Study: Distressed, help-seeking couples rarely improve without assistance

Does relationship quality continue to worsen, stabilize, or improve for distressed, help-seeking couples before they receive assistance? A team of researchers sought to answer that question in a new study examining what happens to couples who seek online help for their relationship, but have to wait six months before beginning an intervention program. “Given the […]

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