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Old (Commuting) Habits Die Hard

The ideal time to convince commuters to make the switch from driving to taking public transportation appears to be right after a major event disrupts their day-to-day travel routine. ... More>


Observer Article

Measurement on the Move

Tamlin Conner, University of Otago, discusses her use of mobile-communications data to study emotions and health. ... More>


The Perils of Being a ‘Chameleon’ in a Job Interview

Unconsciously mirroring another person’s behavior—known as the "chameleon effect"—tends to increase likability, but new research finds that unwittingly mimicking negative behavior comes at a cost. ... More>


Observer Article

Valerie Reyna Becomes Editor of PSPI

In her new role as editor of this journal, APS Fellow Valerie F. Reyna plans to build bridges between psychological science and other disciplines to maximize the influence of behavioral research in social progress. ... More>


The Week Your New Year’s Resolution to Exercise Dies