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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>

Observer Article

Saving for Later by Saving Now

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the White House SBST, and university researchers worked together to design and test an email-based intervention aimed at boosting enrollment in the Thrift Savings Plan among members of the military. ... More>

Open Practice Badges in Psychological Science: 18 Months On

The badge program recognizing open research practices has now been in effect for a year and a half and participation in the program continues to rise. ... More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners: Probability and Likelihood

APS President C. Randy Gallistel has been teaching a Bayesian-oriented graduate course in statistics for years and uses Bayesian methods to analyze his own data. With interest in the statistical approach growing, Gallistel devotes his inaugural presidential column to providing some Bayes basics. ... More>

Observer Article

Data ‘Salvation’ for Suicide Research

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, renowned for her development of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder and suicidality, warns that the standard interventions for suicidal behavior — including hospitalization — are largely unsupported by science. ... More>