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Best Practices in the Applied Psychology Classroom

Psychological science teachers from the high school level to the university level met in April 2015 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach to trade educational tips and best practices. ... More>

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The Science of Behavior Change

The US National Institutes of Health initiative on the Science of Behavior Change is supporting novel research on interventions designed to help people live healthier lives. Melissa Riddle and Rebecca Ferrer summarize the program's accomplishments. ... More>

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Using Psychological Science to Teach Psychological Science

A new initiative supported by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science will support projects translating empirical research to the psychological science classroom. ... More>

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Design With Humans in Mind

Working in the technology realm, APS Fellow Donald A. Norman helped engineers base their designs on scientific findings about the ways people and products interact. ... More>

Learning Through Observation

The famous Bobo doll experiment showed that children learn through observation, not just through reward and punishment. In that classic study, Albert Bandura showed that children who had watched adults […]... More>