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Armed with findings about the way the brain processes pain, clinical scientists are piloting new perceptual treatments to help people gain lasting relief from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other chronic conditions.

Measuring Pain With a Flash

Physical pain varies, leaving clinicians struggling to assess the severity of a patient's discomfort. But APS Past President Linda M. Bartoshuk has found a way to more precisely -- and… More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 3: The Prior in Probabilistic Inference

APS President C. Randy Gallistel concludes his three-part tutorial on Bayesian analysis by explaining the role of prior distribution in deciding among competing conclusions that might be drawn from experimental… More>

Much Ado About Titles

Shakespeare, Hemingway, and even the Rolling Stones have inspired some memorable titles for studies published in APS's flagship journal. You can't always get what you want, but you'll enjoy this… More>

Rotten Reviews Redux

"Boring as hell" said a reviewer in rejecting a paper by APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt. Moffitt, APS Board Member Thomas H. Carr, and APS Fellow Carol Dwyer join a… More>

Under New Management

A mix of social experiences, psychological systems, and brain mechanisms enables us to make increasingly complex decisions and regulate our thoughts and actions. APS Board Member Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith and… More>

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Reducing Intergroup Conflict Through Contact

In a 2015 meta-analysis, psychological scientists examined the effectiveness of intergroup contact at reducing ethnic prejudice.


Best Practices in the Applied Psychology Classroom

Psychological science teachers from the high school level to the university level met in April 2015 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach to trade educational tips and best practices.


A Commitment to Replicability: An Interview with the Editor of Psychological Science

Interim Editor D. Stephen Lindsay discusses new efforts to encourage sound research practices in the APS journal Psychological Science.


Teaching Ethics to Undergraduate Psychology Students

A grant from the APS Teaching Fund is supporting the creation of resources for incorporating ethics into the undergraduate psychology curriculum.


Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker reflects on his storied career in psychological science in an interview with Sally Satel.


Psych Majors Hash(tag) It Out on Twitter

Psychology majors take to Twitter to showcase their work.


World Bank Puts Psychological Science on World Stage

The World Bank announced a new behavioral science initiative intended to integrate psychological science into the field of international development.


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