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Jeffrey Sherman Receives the Anneliese Maier Research Award

APS Fellow Jeffrey Sherman, who studies stereotyping and prejudice at the University of California, Davis, has been awarded the Anneliese Maier Research Award. Presented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the award is given annually to outstanding researchers from other countries with the aim of advancing the internationalization of academic research in Germany. ... More>


Internal Consistency When Collapsing Different Alcoholic Beverage Types Into One Image Category

In researching valence/arousal of alcohol images, it is unknown whether combining of different alcohol images is appropriate. ... More>


He’s Just Not That Into Me: Rejection Influences Women’s Risky Sexual Decision Making

Given the significant consequences involved in women’s choices to have unprotected sex, empirical research designed to understand the in-the-moment factors influencing women’s risky sexual decision-making has become crucial. For the […] More>


Hey, Can You Watch My Stuff? A Study of Change Blindness During Real World Interactions

Many people fail to notice if someone is replaced by another during an interaction. Most participants do not notice when a different individual returns to retrieve even valuable belongings. ... More>


Do Scare Tactics Work? A Meta-Analytic Test of Fear Appeal Theories

Melanie B. Tannenbaum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, presents her research "Do Scare Tactics Work? A Meta-Analytic Test of Fear Appeal Theories", at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>