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Books to Check Out: January 2016

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Brain Asymmetry and Neural Systems: Foundations in Clinical Neuroscience and Neuropsychology by David W. Harrison; Springer International Publishing, March 27, 2015. The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova; Viking […]... More>


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Society for Affective Science to Host Third Annual Conference

Registration is now open for The Society for Affective Science’s third annual conference, which will feature a presidential symposium, invited addresses, TED-style talks, and much more. ... More>


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Maier Receives Grawemeyer Award for Work on Resiliency

APS Fellow Steven Maier has been named the recipient of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his work on resilience to trauma. ... More>


Understanding and Training Attention and the Conscious Mind

00:12 – Why Are You Not Paying Attention? Attention Capacity Limits, Individual Differences and Their Neural Basis – Nilli Lavie, University College London 24:12 – The Power of Consciousness: Hypnosis, […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

The Gap in Genetic–Environmental Studies of Psychopathology

Doubtless the genetic studies reviewed in the October 2015 Observer article “Passing Down Psychopathology” are providing important biological links to the roots of psychopathology in children. They do, however, as […]... More>