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The Sound of Employability: Interviewers Judge Your Voice

Researchers find that vocal cues during a job interview are frequently used by employers to gauge a candidate’s level of anxiety and even intelligence. ... More>


Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving

People often lack insight when evaluating their own skills, leading many drivers to overestimate their ability to handle inclement road conditions. ... More>


Observer Article

Building a Better Student Body

SAT scores and grade point averages hold disproportionate weight in college admissions processes, says APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Neal Schmitt. The Michigan State University scientist is investigating noncognitive measures that he believes will better predict students’ chances of success in higher education. ... More>


Using Science to Help Teach Teens Safe Driving Skills

Teens are among the most dangerous drivers on the road, but psychological scientists are investigating new ways to help novices learn to drive safely. ... More>


Observer Article

Research During Feast and Famine

With a background in developmental psychology and a variable research budget, APS Fellow Albert R. Hollenbeck has helped AARP in a variety of diet and health studies — including a project that revealed coffee’s role in longevity. ... More>