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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>


Observer Article

At NASA, Psychological Science Is Rocket Science

Combining behavioral science with engineering expertise, APS Fellow Mary Kaiser has played a crucial part in preparing astronauts and their spacecraft for journeys beyond Earth’s atmosphere. ... More>


Presidential Column

Psychology, Open Science, and Government: The Opportunity

This is a thumbnail of a portrait photograph of David Yokum.

Psychological scientists are being explicitly invited to a prime spot in government policy development. Guest columnist David Yokum of the US government’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Team urges APS members to accept that invitation — and explains why they should bring their blossoming open science practices with them. ... More>