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Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Annette Karmiloff-Smith

The latest in APS's "Inside the Psychologist's Studio" video series features Annette Karmiloff-Smith, who reflects on her distinguished career in developmental and cognitive neuroscience. ... More>


The debate about spanking children is over. It’s just wrong.


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>


Toddlers Copy Their Peers to Fit In, but Apes Don’t

From the playground to the board room, people often follow others' behavior to fit in. Children show behavioral conformity early, but apes seem to stick with what they know. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring individual differences in children's mathematical development, 5-HTTLPR and amygdala activation, and the relationship between the vestibular system and sense of self. ... More>