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Presidential Column

Technology, Psychology, and a Coming Revolution in the Study of Decision Making

Big data is driving a sea change in research on human behavior and decision making. Guest Presidential Columnist Paul W. Glimcher of New York University’s Center for Neuroeconomics explains. ... More>


How Can Data Collection Help Psychological Science?

One of the Theme Programs at the 2014 APS Annual Convention examines how data collection can benefit psychological science and how psychological scientists can contribute to it. ... More>


Member Article

Citation-Based Indices of Scholarly Impact: Databases and Norms

Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research topic as well as a crucial factor in making consequential decisions. As decision makers ramp up their reliance on objective measures, quantifying scholarly impact effectively has never been more important. ... More>


Attention, Shoppers: Store Is Tracking Your Cell


Observer Article

Psychological Scientists Call for Paradigm Shift in Data Practices

Fabricating data to support an a priori hypothesis is the ultimate sin in scientific research. But what about throwing out an “outlier” or two? Or reporting some, but not all, of the measures you tested? These questionable research practices tend to fly under the radar, but they present a real challenge to the rigor and replicability of science. ... More>