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Leading While Female: Prepare for Backlash

Women are often unfairly penalized for engaging in assertive behavior at work, however a new meta-analysis provides some practical solutions to help women avoid this social backlash. ... More>


Observation

Hebl Wins Top Teaching Award

APS Board Member Michelle “Mikki” Hebl of Rice University has been awarded a top prize for outstanding teaching. ... More>


Presidential Column

Psychological Science and Viewpoint Diversity

Psychological science as a field has been focusing on expanding the racial, cultural, and gender mix of researchers. In a guest Presidential Column, APS Fellows Jonathan Haidt and Lee Jussim voice their opinions on what other kinds of diversity are important for the field to pursue. ... More>


Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>


Plight of the Funny Female