Cover Story

Finding a Home for Your Science

In the blossoming world of open science, what’s the best way to help other scientists review your data and attempt to replicate your findings? Learn the best places and practices for storing, managing, and sharing your data.


Presidential Column

What We Have and Haven’t Learned

APS President C. Randy Gallistel reflects on the consequential conclusions that psychological scientists have reached over the last 50 years as well as on the questions left unanswered. More>


At NASA, Psychological Science Is Rocket Science

Combining behavioral science with engineering expertise, APS Fellow Mary Kaiser has played a crucial part in preparing astronauts and their spacecraft for journeys beyond Earth’s atmosphere. More>


To Know Thyself, Turn to Science

No matter how well we think we know our own traits, behaviors, and beliefs, experiments show that friends may have insights about us that we lack ourselves, says APS William… More>


Louder Than Words

From facial cues to physical stances, our nonverbal expressions speak volumes to others. APS Fellows Klaus Scherer and Beatrice de Gelder and other researchers share the latest science on communication… More>


APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

The neural mechanisms for self-control, the dysfunctional side of positive emotions, and the health consequences of stigmatization are among the bodies of work being pursued by this year’s winners of… More>


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Psychological Scientists Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

A total of 11 psychological scientists, all of whom are APS Fellows, have been elected as members of the 2016 class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

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Kavli HUMAN Project to Host Town Hall Meeting in Chicago

Psychological science now has its own answer to the Human Genome Project: the Kavli HUMAN Project.

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Neuroimaging Highlights Emotion Perception and Memory

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Perception often is thought of in terms of sensory stimuli — what we see, hear, and smell — but it extends beyond the five senses, including complex function of emotional… More>

Ellen Langer to be Honored at Liberty Science Center Genius Gala

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ellen Langer is being honored at the Liberty Science Center Genius Gala for her work on control, aging, stress, decision-making, health, and mindfulness.

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Brain Reconciles Sight and Sound in Different Ways

A new study investigating how the brain combines sound and vision suggests that there is no one mechanism governing the degree to which our senses work together to process information.

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Long-Term Pot Use Linked to Financial, Social Problems in Midlife

People who smoked cannabis frequently, and over many years, ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with less skilled jobs than non-regular cannabis smokers, longitudinal data show.

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Rise of Science Linked With Greater Attention to Cause and Effect

Increasing societal prominence of science, education, and technology over the past 200 years corresponds with increased usage of cause-and-effect language, suggesting links between culture and cognition.

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