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Observer Article

APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

The neural mechanisms for self-control, the dysfunctional side of positive emotions, and the health consequences of stigmatization are among the bodies of work being pursued by this year’s winners of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions. ... More>


Observation

Replication Report Looks at Verbal Aspect Effects on Perceived Intent

A multilab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. The […]... More>


The Year in U.S. Policing


The Vicious Cycle of Cops Behaving Badly


Observation

How Police Can Regain Public Trust, According to Science

A new report brings psychological science to bear on policing, providing an in-depth analysis of the factors that drive public trust in police and law-related behavior. ... More>