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5-Day Course on “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research”

APS Fellow David Allison and Kevin Fontaine will be hosting a 5-day short course on “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research” at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from […]... More>


Extremist Groups Appeal to Those Uncertain About Identity

Psychological scientists examine the factors behind the lure of extremist groups that seem to hold a strong sway over certain types of people. ... More>


Observer Article

A Multilevel Perspective on Child Maltreatment

Child neglect and abuse have far-reaching effects ranging from the behavioral to the biological. APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Dante Cicchetti is leading the charge to steer child maltreatment research in an integrative direction. ... More>


Comorbidity Among Mental Disorders: A New Approach

There may be a simpler underlying structure to psychopathology than the one implied by the current classification system, say psychological scientists. ... More>


Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research (IBSS) Competition Seeks Submissions

Since 2010, the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (NSF/SBE) has provided matching funds for core SBE programs to facilitate their support of interdisciplinary research projects […]... More>