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From Lab to Learning

A new grant program from the APS Teaching Fund encourages the development of evidence-demonstrated interventions that apply well-established principles to improve the teaching of psychological science. ... More>

Obama Administration Elevates Role of Behavioral Science in Government Services

President Obama signed an executive order September 15 directing federal agencies to inject more behavioral science into their activities and services. ... More>

Multi-tasking: how to survive in the 21st century

Background Music Influences Buying Behavior

The style of music playing the background can nudge consumers towards choosing pricier products. ... More>

Mindfulness May Make Memories Less Accurate

Mindfulness meditation is associated with all sorts of benefits to mental and physical well-being, but it may also come with a particular downside for memory. ... More>