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Open Practice Badges in Psychological Science: 18 Months On

In May 2014, an open research practices badge program was launched in Psychological Science. After about a year and a half, the results are promising: At least one out of […]... More>


Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 3: The Prior in Probabilistic Inference

APS President C. Randy Gallistel concludes his three-part tutorial on Bayesian analysis by explaining the role of prior distribution in deciding among competing conclusions that might be drawn from experimental data. ... More>


Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 2: The Prior

Following on his September column, APS President C. Randy Gallistel shares additional Bayesian basics by discussing the role of prior knowledge in estimates and conclusions. ... More>


Observer Article

Passing Down Psychopathology

An international panel of psychological scientists, including APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Michael E. Lamb and APS Fellows Jay Belsky and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, discuss how genes and environment interact and influence the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology. ... More>


Observer Article

Report Points to Need for Improved Reproducibility

APS Fellow Brian Nosek says a recent high-profile replication project he headed up reflects how psychological researchers are leading efforts to improve the reproducibility of scientific findings. ... More>