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Countering “Neuromyths” in the Movies

Using a grant awarded by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, Mary V. Spiers is educating the public about the science behind popular movies. ... More>


APS Fellows Recognized for Their Impact on Students, Community at Large

APS Fellows Randall Engle and Laurence Steinberg are recipients of the 2014 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for “inspiring a former student to make a difference in his or her community.” ... More>


APS Members Lord and Shadlen Elected to Institute of Medicine

Psychological scientists Catherine Lord and Michael N. Shadlen have been elected as members to the Institute of Medicine. ... More>


McClelland Receives Heineken Prize

APS Fellow James L. "Jay" McClelland has received the C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize from Cognitive Science. ... More>

Psychological Scientists Awarded Nobel for Discovering Brain’s “GPS”

Three European psychological scientists will share the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work discovering the brain’s “GPS system.” ... More>