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World Bank Puts Psychological Science on World Stage

The World Bank announced a new behavioral science initiative intended to integrate psychological science into the field of international development. ... More>


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Council of Psychological Science Advisers? It Could Happen…

Advising policymakers on the creation and potential impact of new legislation typically has been the purview of economists — for example, the Council of Economic Advisers provides research-based advice to […]... More>


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De Dreu Receives Hendrik Muller Prize

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences will award the €25,000 Dr. Hendrik Muller Prize for Behavioral and Social Sciences to APS Fellow Carsten De Dreu during a December […]... More>


Economic Growth Can’t Buy Happiness

A nation’s economic prosperity has little impact on citizens’ happiness when there are large gaps in income equality. ... More>


Observer Article

For Farmers, a Little Letter Leads to a Little Money

The US Department of Agriculture is reaching out to farmers who are just starting out, run small farms, or are disadvantaged to encourage them to apply for its new loan program. ... More>