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The Ordeal That Made Me a Student of Humanity


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First-Rate Science on Symposium Sunday

APS always saves some of the best for last — does that mean we’d pass the marshmallow test? Every year, the Annual Convention’s can’t-miss Symposium Sunday offers cutting-edge findings on urgent public and scientific topics. In New York, these include research on attitudes about climate change and nontraditional methods for delivering cognitive-behavioral therapy. ... More>


A New You: Behavior Change May Drive Personality Change

What does it really take to alter your personality? Researchers have presented a framework describing three preconditions for self-directed personality change. ... More>


Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 49th Annual Convention

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) will host its 49th Annual Convention November 12–15, 2015, in Chicago. ABCT is a diverse yet specialized group of behavioral and cognitive experts, including […]... More>


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>