Observation

White House Appoints APS Fellow as Neuroscience Research Coordinator

In March, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced that APS Fellow Philip Rubin was named as the first-ever White House coordinator on neuroscience research. ... More>


Observation

Daydreams and Working Memory

Whether we like it or not, our minds wander frequently, and, as a new study in Psychological Science shows, working memory is partially to blame. ... More>


Observation

The Perils of Trying to Unlearn

Some psychological scientists may be drawing bigger conclusions than they should from their data, say the authors of a new paper published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Studies that claim to reverse some learned response may not be reversing a life-long response, but are instead probably showing another kind of learning. ... More>


Observation

Two Flavors of Relief

Attempting to deconstruct the sensation of relief, Kate Sweeny at the University of California, Riverside, and Kathleen D. Vohs from the University of Minnesota, investigated how individuals experienced relief in different contexts. ... More>


Member Article

Hard Hat One Day, Suit the Next

David Cades applies psychological science to the boardroom and the courtroom. ... More>