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Ashoka University Builds Science-Centric Psychology Program

Thanks to the help of APS Fellow Neil Lutsky, a fledgling psychology curriculum at a university in India emphasizes the field’s scientific foundation. ... More>


First French National Conference on the New Generation of Psychologists

The first French national conference on “Preparing the New Generation of Psychologists” will be held in Paris, France, on September 16–17, 2016. The program will discuss objectives, methods, and resources […]... More>


Learned Creativity — How to Innovate in the Classroom

This is a photo of students painting in an art classroom.

Research shows that principals may have a larger impact on the schools' outcomes than previously thought. ... 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>


Cover Story

Passport to Collaboration

In her wide-ranging developmental research, APS Fellow Terry Kit-fong Au found an ideal way to explore cultural differences in disease prevention attitudes, language development, and parenting: She left a faculty post at the University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to her home city of Hong Kong. Au, APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky, and APS Fellows Ralph Hertwig and Yi-Yuan Tang share the challenges and achievements they experienced when their careers went global. ... More>