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Reaching Citizens Through Science

An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>

Observer Article

Thinking With Gestures

Gestures used in speech are more than random movements used for emphasis — they are integral to human learning and cognition, says APS President-Elect and William James Fellow Susan Goldin-Meadow. ... More>

Observer Article

Paving the Way to Loan Repayment

The office of Federal Student Aid at the Department of Education coordinated with the SBST to test an email campaign intended to raise awareness of these income-driven repayment options. ... More>

Redesigning and Enhancing the ‘Jigsaw Classroom’ Website

APS Fellow Scott Plous (Wesleyan University) received a grant from the APS Teaching Fund to make the Jigsaw Classroom website more accessible. ... More>

Carol Dweck Revisits the ‘Growth Mindset’