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SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2017–2018 Year

The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is seeking applicants for SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2017–2018. There are two types of fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch. Both types of […]... More>


Preregistration, Replication, and Nonexperimental Studies

Following up on her September column, APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow addresses scientists’ concerns about the risks of marginalizing studies that don’t fit well with preregistration protocols. ... More>


Observer Article

The ‘Stubborn’ Cerebellum

Psychological scientists don’t typically describe brain areas as fickle, two-faced, or agreeable, but APS William James Fellow Richard B. Ivry explains why he ascribes a specific personality trait to the region that controls our sensorimotor system. ... More>


Cover Story

The Truth About Lying

He’s interviewed criminals, offered students bribes, and given research participants countless opportunities to cheat him. Dan Ariely shares his unique approach to studying the ways people engage in — and rationalize — dishonest behavior. Ariely’s Keynote Address was one of the many highlights of the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago, where more than 4,300 participants packed meeting rooms to partake of a menu including assorted workshops, talks, symposia, and special events. ... More>


Observer Article

How Rats, Bats, Bees, and People Navigate Their Worlds

Creatures ranging from honeybees to humans possess an innate mental map that allows them to navigate the world. In a symposium organized by APS President C. Randy Gallistel, Nobel laureate Edvard Moser and APS Fellows Randolf Menzel, Barbara G. Tversky, and Russell A. Epstein discuss how behavioral, cognitive, and brain sciences are charting a new course toward understanding the cognitive map. ... More>