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Teaching Lessons that Last

Two years after taking an introductory psychology course, psychology majors remember, on average, only 60% of the material covered. APS Fellow Regan A.R. Gurung explains that teachers should not reward their students for simply memorizing facts. Instead, he wants instructors to instill lifelong critical-thinking skills. ... More>

Coping With Verbal Abuse

Fourth Annual Stanford Psychology Conference

The Fourth Annual Stanford Psychology Conference will be held July 16 and 17, 2015, at Stanford University’s Paul Brest Hall. The conference focuses on the teaching of introductory psychology. For more […]... More>

Why Diversity Should Matter to Psychological Science

APS Fellow Robert M. Sellers discussed the urgent need for increased diversity in psychological science and outlined concrete steps the field can take to achieve this goal. ... More>

Psi Chi/APS Grants Support Student Research

Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology, in partnership with APS has awarded six grants to undergraduate student researchers and their faculty sponsors. ... More>