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The Use and Misuse of Science in the Justice System

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, leading scientists reviewed how psychological science is implemented -- for better or worse -- in the legal system. ... More>


New Frontiers in Clinical Psychology: Defining Dysfunction

Presenters at the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology symposium at the 2015 APS Annual Convention addressed the potential risks and rewards of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) project's growing role in clinical psychology. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: April 2015

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness edited by Amanda Ie, Christelle T. Ngnoumen, and Ellen J. Langer; Wiley–Blackwell, April 2014. Psychology Gone Wrong: […]... More>


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Observer Article

Strengthening Public Policy With Science

As a behavioral scientist at RAND Corporation, Coreen Farris is seeing her research inform US policy pursuits, including the burgeoning initiative to eliminate sexual assaults in the military. ... More>