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‘Sensitive’-Topics Research: Is It Really Harmful to Participants?

Two psychology professors argue that “sensitive”-topics research, when approached carefully, is not necessarily more traumatic for participants than “minimal risk” studies. ... More>

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Champions of Psychological Science: Brian Nosek

APS Fellow Brian Nosek tells young scientists not to be afraid of being different or of looking stupid. ... More>

Cliven Bundy, Donald Sterling, and the Science of Moral Judgments

Many famous people have recently uttered remarks that draw accusations of racism. Interestingly, it is the words, rather than any accompanying deeds, receiving the most attention. ... More>


Multiple Methods Reveal the Complexities of Neurocognitive Development

A new Clinical Psychological Science study examines how the brain is affected by both genetic and environmental influences. ... More>


Items From Classic Experiment on Display at the 2014 APS Convention

Original uniforms, a billy club, and sunglasses from the historic Stanford Prison Experiment will be on display at the 2014 APS Convention in San Francisco, California. ... More>