Cover Story

Here, There, Everywhere

Psychological scientists have built thriving research careers outside the traditional boundaries of university psychology and behavioral science departments, including dentistry, optometry, engineering, music, fashion, and even physics. In a special feature, some of these researchers discuss their unconventional academic career paths and the scientific perspectives they bring to these various fields.


Presidential Column

Why Preregistration Makes Me Nervous

APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow addresses the question of how a key feature of research transparency will affect scientific exploration and discovery. More>


The 2016-17 APS Board

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In addition to Susan Goldin-Meadow beginning her 1-year term as President, Suparna Rajaram (pictured) becomes President-Elect. C. Randy Gallistel transitions to Immediate Past President, while APS Fellow Deanna M. Barch… More>


Lindsay Talks Plans for Psychological Science

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Psychological Science Editor in Chief D. Stephen Lindsay discusses his plans for APS's flagship journal. More>


Kazdin Moves off ‘Center Court’ at Clinical Psychological Science

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As he caps 4 years as Founding Editor of Clinical Psychological Science, Alan Kazdin talks about the courage it took for APS to launch the one-of-a-kind journal. More>


The ‘Stubborn’ Cerebellum

Psychological scientists don’t typically describe brain areas as fickle, two-faced, or agreeable, but APS William James Fellow Richard B. Ivry explains why he ascribes a specific personality trait to the… More>


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Draft of Observer Column Sparks Strong Social Media Response

The Observer found itself in an unusual position when a draft column submitted for publication in the magazine’s November issue generated a strong response on Twitter and Facebook.

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New Reports Showcase Collaborations Between Governments, Behavioral Scientists

New reports from the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) and the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) are now available online.

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The Psychological Pros and Cons of Connectivity

Modern workers are moving toward a continually connected lifestyle via mobile technology, but few psychological studies have examined the impact this has on employees’ work and personal lives.

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Preregistration, Replication, and Nonexperimental Studies

Following up on her September column, APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow addresses scientists’ concerns about the risks of marginalizing studies that don’t fit well with preregistration protocols.

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Heart Trouble: Exploring Links Between Racism and Health Risks

Using two large data sets, researchers investigated whether levels of racial bias are associated with levels of circulatory disease in counties across the US.

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Taking a Dog’s-Eye View of Social Interaction

Dogs have refined social skills that include following a person’s gaze and responding to nonverbal signals. But how do they know when events constitute a social interaction?

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More Than Just Faces in a Crowd

Our capacity for remembering items that aren’t relevant to the task at hand -- such as memory for faces in a crowd -- may be greater than previously thought.

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