Getting Hands-On Deepens Science Learning

Students who are able to test scientific concepts in ways that are hands-on come to understand the concepts more deeply and score better on science tests. More>

      

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: heuristics and intertemporal choices; dissociation between written and spoken language; and vocal signals used to evaluate job candidates.

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Thinking of Time as Money Stifles ‘Green’ Behaviors

Researchers from the University of British Columbia find that people who are paid hourly, rather than salaried, are far less likely to recycle and engage in environmentally friendly behaviors.

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Broadening the Reach of Mental Health Care Through Online Interventions

Data from an online smoking cessation intervention indicate that web-based interventions could help bring effective treatment to a broad range of people.

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The Social Powers of Primates

In his Bring the Family Address, biologist and primatologist Frans B. M. de Waal discussed an overlap among the politics, culture, and morality of humans and other primates.

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Portrait of Self-Control as a Young Process

APS President Nancy Eisenberg chaired a Presidential Symposium at the APS Annual Convention, joining four distinguished scientists who study how self-regulation emerges during development.

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Mind Over Matter

In his Fred Kavli Keynote Address at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Michael Posner showed how attentional networks can be harnessed to improve the human condition.

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