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Are Impulsivity Problems Memory Problems?

Behavioral scientists are exploring how various types of impulsivity and prospective memory--that is, a person's ability to make plans and execute them later on--are linked. ... More>

DARPA Seeks Information on Experimental Falsifiability

DARPA, best known for developing emerging technologies for the military, is seeking new tools and approaches for disconfirming models, theories, and hypotheses in the social and behavioral sciences. ... More>


Weisz Honored With Klaus-Grawe-Award

APS James McKeen Fellow John Weisz, Director of the Laboratory for Youth Mental Health at Harvard University, has been awarded the 2015 Klaus-Grawe-Award for the Advancement of Innovative Research in […]... More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners: Probability and Likelihood

APS President C. Randy Gallistel has been teaching a Bayesian-oriented graduate course in statistics for years and uses Bayesian methods to analyze his own data. With interest in the statistical approach growing, Gallistel devotes his inaugural presidential column to providing some Bayes basics. ... More>

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>