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The Lie Detector

Since the birth of scientific psychology some 130 years ago, psychologists have grappled with the best ways to collect and interpret data. And although the field has made incremental progress […]... More>

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Finding Our Minds: An APS Award Address by David Meyer

In his seminal 1890 masterwork, Principles of Psychology, William James wrote: “The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, […]... More>

Festschrift in Honor of Elliot Aronson

Friends and colleagues of Elliot Aronson celebrated his dedication to psychology at a banquet and a day long Festschrift in his honor. Sunday, May 25, 2008 Opening Remarks and Welcome […]... More>

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Keynote Address: Stress and Health Across the Lifespan

As Shelley Taylor tells it, it was twenty years ago when a colleague knocked on her office door and said she absolutely must join this new psychological society if she […]... More>