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APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

APS is honoring six psychological scientists with the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early-Career Contributions for work that ranges from cultural variability in social learning to the neurobiological and behavioral signatures of fear and anxiety. ... More>


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Anger Linked With Better Health in Some Cultures

“Many of us in Western societies naively believe that anger is bad for health, and beliefs like these appear to be bolstered by recent scientific findings,” says APS Fellow Shinobu […]... More>


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Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Psychology of Eating and Drinking: 4th Edition by Alexandra W. Logue; Routledge, December 10, 2014. Me, Myself, and Us: The Science of […]... More>


How Hierarchy Can Help Teams Scale New Heights

A new study analyzing data from Himalayan mountain climbers finds that hierarchy within high-stakes teams can both improve and undermine performance. ... More>


How Do We Grow To Like The Foods We Once Hated?