From the compass to GPS, humans have relied on devices to guide them to their destinations. But psychological scientists have been exploring new frontiers of discoveries about navigational skills embedded within our own biology.
APS President C. Randy Gallistel has been teaching a Bayesian-oriented graduate course in statistics for years and uses Bayesian methods to analyze his own data. With interest in the statistical… More>
A team of psychological researchers has demonstrated that a weak sense of direction can be bolstered with a simple electric current to the brain. More>
C. Randy Gallistel begins his 1-year term as President of APS’s Board of Directors, while Susan Goldin-Meadow becomes President-Elect. Nancy Eisenberg is Immediate Past President. Dorthe Berntsen and Cindy M.… More>
APS Past President James L. McGaugh reflects on how our understanding of memory consolidation has evolved in the quarter-century since he wrote the article “Significance and Remembrance: The Role of… More>
The pioneering research of APS’s first elected president has left contemporary investigators with several key tools for measuring anxiety and attitudes about gender. Janet Taylor Spence’s colleagues remember her transformative… More>
A timeline lists highlights in the life of Janet Taylor Spence. More>