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Remembering Janet Taylor Spence

The pioneering research of APS’s first elected president has left contemporary investigators with several key tools for measuring anxiety and attitudes about gender. Janet Taylor Spence’s colleagues remember her transformative work and her vital role in launching APS. ... More>

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Janet Taylor Spence: A Life in Science

A timeline lists highlights in the life of Janet Taylor Spence. ... More>

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What We Know Now: How Psychological Science Has Changed Over a Quarter Century

APS highlights some of the fields that have emerged or matured, how they have integrated other scientific disciplines, and how researchers are collaborating with international peers. ... More>


APS Hits Twitter Milestone

Not only is APS marking its 25th birthday, and nearing a membership count of 25,000, but we’ve just surpassed 25,000 followers on Twitter. ... More>

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Growing Up With APS

At the founding of APS in 1988, student affiliates were just embarking on their careers. Over the next 25 years they would become luminaries in the field of psychological science; many remained active in APS by becoming board members and serving the organization in other capacities. In this retrospective, some of APS’s former student affiliates reflect on their careers and involvement with APS since the organization’s inception. ... More>