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When Being Called “Incredibly Good” Is Bad for Children

Parents and other adults heap the highest praise on those children who are most likely to be hurt by the compliments: children with low self-esteem. ... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Standing Up for Science in the Community

Dan Vogel examines the difficulties of standing up for science in the workplace. ... More>


Observation

Foxx Recognized for Contributions to Applied Research

APS Fellow Richard Foxx has received the 2013 Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research from the American Psychological Association. ... More>


Observer Article

Reflecting on Lifetimes of Achievement

As part of our 25th anniversary, APS honors scientists who have transformed psychological science over the past quarter century. In this issue, we celebrate the careers of John R. Anderson, Ellen M. Markman, Elissa L. Newport, and John R. Weisz. ... More>


Give Your Halloween Candy a Flavor Boost with Psychological Science

On Halloween night, millions of children across the United States will reap the hard-earned fruits of their trick-or-treating labors. Psychological Science has some tips for maximizing your candy enjoyment. ... More>