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1990: An Inaugural Year, a Centennial Year

What accounts for the endless interest in William James’s foundational Principles of Psychology more than a century after its publication? Influential psychological scientists explored this question in one of the earliest issues of APS’s flagship journal. ... More>

One Head, Two Brains

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Decoding the Neural Signature of Consciousness

Science is teasing apart the series of distinct operations that occur in the brain as a person processes information. APS Fellow Stanislas Dehaene describes new research methods that can help reveal the boundary between conscious and unconscious states of processing. ... More>


Gazzaniga Receives APS Lifetime Achievement Award

APS Past President Michael S. Gazzaniga has been named a 2015 William James Fellow Award recipient for lifetime contributions to basic psychological science for his innovative experiments with split-brain patients, […]... More>

People Show “Blind Insight” Into Decision Making Performance

People can gauge the accuracy of their decisions, even if their decision making performance itself is no better than chance, a phenomenon researchers call "blind insight." ... More>