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Presidential Column

Psychological Science and Viewpoint Diversity

Psychological science as a field has been focusing on expanding the racial, cultural, and gender mix of researchers. In a guest Presidential Column, APS Fellows Jonathan Haidt and Lee Jussim voice their opinions on what other kinds of diversity are important for the field to pursue. ... More>


APS Recognizes Students for Research on Underrepresented Groups

Since 1999, APS has been recognizing excellent student research related to socially and economically underrepresented groups through the RISE Research Award. Students submitting poster research on such groups are eligible […]... More>

Reducing Intergroup Conflict Through Contact

In a 2015 meta-analysis, psychological scientists examined the effectiveness of intergroup contact at reducing ethnic prejudice. ... More>

A “Council of Psychological Science Advisers” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>

Diversity: it’s good for your brain