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Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 2: The Prior

Following on his September column, APS President C. Randy Gallistel shares additional Bayesian basics by discussing the role of prior knowledge in estimates and conclusions. ... More>

Cover Story

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

Passing Down Psychopathology

An international panel of psychological scientists, including APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Michael E. Lamb and APS Fellows Jay Belsky and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, discuss how genes and environment interact and influence the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology. ... More>

Observer Article

Saving for Later by Saving Now

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the White House SBST, and university researchers worked together to design and test an email-based intervention aimed at boosting enrollment in the Thrift Savings Plan among members of the military. ... More>


Proposed ‘Common Rule’ Changes Clarify Requirements for Social, Behavioral Research

A proposed overhaul to U.S. rules on human-subjects research includes some modernized standards for social and behavioral science. ... More>