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Observer Article

Stepping Into the Mix

Why would a social scientist become an expert on molecular biology? APS Fellow Elissa S. Epel shares the story of her journey into integrative science and offers advice to young researchers pursuing multidisciplinary collaborations. ... More>


Observer Article

‘Tis the Season

For APS Fellow Irving Zucker, there really is a reason for the seasons — or at least the seasonal rhythms of mammals — and it’s melatonin. Zucker studies biological and […]... More>


fMRI Special Section of Perspectives on Psychological Science

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Neuroimaging—is it voodoo, new phrenology, or scientific breakthrough? See what the experts have to say in this special section on fMRI in Perspectives on Psychological Science... More>


Study Finds We Are Better Able to Detect Racial Tension in Members of Our Racial Group

In March of 2008, in a speech addressing contemporary racial tensions in America, then-Senator Barack Obama suggested that there is a “chasm of misunderstanding that exists between the races.” Could […]... More>


What Does it Mean to be Alive? How Notions of the Natural World Unfold- in Development and Across Languages.

Understanding the concept of a “living thing” is a late developmental achievement. Early research by Jean Piaget, showed that kids attribute “life status” to things that move on their own […]... More>