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Fighting Crime, One License Plate at a Time?

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst investigate the possibility that license plates including symbols are more memorable and easier for police to track down. ... More>


Observation

APS Convention Program Brings Science to the Courtroom

A cross-cutting theme program at the 2015 APS Annual Convention will explore how psychological scientists can help improve our legal and criminal systems. ... More>


Presidential Column

Juvenile Justice for Some

Reflecting on the recent public outcry over police shootings of unarmed Black males, APS Board Member Sandra Graham explains how the science of adolescent development and implicit racial bias can help society prevent these tragedies from recurring. ... More>


It’s Crazy How Easy It Is to Make People Falsely Remember Committing a Crime


Framed by forensics