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The link between quality sleep and driving safety is so strong that people’s everyday bedtime routines can be used to predict their likelihood of car crashes. ... More>
A special symposium celebrated the 20th anniversary of the US National Institutes of Health’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. ... More>
Choices are expressions of personality and acts of individuation, but they also are acts of communication. In a talk sponsored by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Sheena Iyengar described a variety of studies demonstrating how our choices do not always reflect our stated preferences. ... More>
Researchers might not think about participants’ past experiences as a research subject, but new findings suggest that these experiences could make a difference in study outcomes. ... More>
A 2010 analysis of articles published in leading psychology journals showed that 95% of all samples came from Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic societies. APS Fellow Robert M. Sellers wants his field to study a broader cross-section of humanity — with investigators from underrepresented groups at the helm. ... More>