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Intertwined Sciences

Integrative research approaches to a broad range of issues — from the psychological impact of poverty to genetic influences on behavior — served as the theme of the first International Convention of Psychological Science, held March 12–14 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In this issue of the Observer, APS shares highlights of the momentous gathering. ... More>


Joint NIA-AGS Conference on Sleep: Application Now Available

“Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Aging: New Avenues for Improving Brain Health, Physical Health, and Functioning” — the second in a three-part series of U13 Bedside-to-Bench Conferences — will be held October […]... More>


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Big Data and the World of Social Media

University of Pennsylvania, shares his experiences working with computer scientists and social-media services to study large populations. ... More>


Observer Article

Strengthening Public Policy With Science

As a behavioral scientist at RAND Corporation, Coreen Farris is seeing her research inform US policy pursuits, including the burgeoning initiative to eliminate sexual assaults in the military. ... More>


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The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks. ... More>