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Observer Article

‘Significance and Remembrance’ Revisited

APS Past President James L. McGaugh reflects on how our understanding of memory consolidation has evolved in the quarter-century since he wrote the article “Significance and Remembrance: The Role of Neuromodulatory Systems” for the inaugural issue of Psychological Science. ... More>


Observer Article

Leveraging Psychological Science

At a symposium at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, clinicians and researchers explored how insights gleaned from psychological science can inform health care strategies and procedures to ultimately improve patient outcomes. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “Putting Feelings Into Foreign Words” and “The Powers and Perils of Optimism.” ... More>


Don’t Hit Send: Angry Emails Just Make You Angrier


Awe: the powerful emotion with strange and beautiful effects