An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more.
Following on his September column, APS President C. Randy Gallistel shares additional Bayesian basics by discussing the role of prior knowledge in estimates and conclusions. More>
APS Past President Walter Mischel and two of his collaborators, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda and Philip Peake, were honored for famous, federally funded work that began with a certain sugary… More>
Gestures used in speech are more than random movements used for emphasis — they are integral to human learning and cognition, says APS President-Elect and William James Fellow Susan Goldin-Meadow.… More>
An international panel of psychological scientists, including APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Michael E. Lamb and APS Fellows Jay Belsky and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, discuss how genes and environment… More>
What accounts for the endless interest in William James’s foundational Principles of Psychology more than a century after its publication? Influential psychological scientists explored this question in one of the… More>
An editor once described a manuscript by Past APS Board Member Stephen J. Ceci as “developmental juvenilia.” A reviewer once told APS Past President Morton Ann Gernsbacher that publishing her… More>