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Changing Habits for the Long Haul

This is a photo of APS Fellow Robert Cialdini.

As research shows, individuals tend to lapse into familiar but unhealthy behaviors during times of stress, says APS Fellow Russell A. Poldrack. In a series of presentations, Poldrack and five other psychological scientists reveal the latest studies on making healthy behaviors more intrinsic and sustainable. ... More>


AAAS Seeking Nominations for John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) invites nominations of prominent behavioral scientists to deliver the John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences at the 2017 […]... More>


Vermont Center on Behavior and Health Announces 4th Annual Conference

The Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH) announces its 4th annual conference: Behavior Change, Health, and Health Disparities. This year’s conference will take place on October 6–7, 2016, in […]... More>


NIH Simplifies IRB Procedures for Multisite Studies

Beginning in 2017, NIH-funded studies conducting the same experiment are required to use only a single institutional review board to oversee multisite research. ... More>


Breaking Free From Bad Behaviors

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared cutting-edge research on halting and reversing destructive behavior. ... More>