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APS Fellow Jeffrey Sherman, who studies stereotyping and prejudice at the University of California, Davis, has been awarded the Anneliese Maier Research Award. Presented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the award is given annually to outstanding researchers from other countries with the aim of advancing the internationalization of academic research in Germany. ... More>
In a new study, a group of psychological scientists examines how personality influences the effectiveness of an intervention for aggressive children. ... More>
The Lithuanian EU Presidency’s Conference “Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities” will be held September 23–24, 2013 at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania. For more information visit horizons.mruni.eu/.... More>
Hide-and-seek: child’s play, or an important developmental tool that teaches children how to work together? British scientists Alex Gillespie and Beth Richardson think it might be both. ... More>
My setting, as I write this column, differs wildly from my office at UCLA, and not just because there is a complete absence of clutter. I am in my room at the Kloster Seeon, a monastery in Bavaria that has been converted to a retreat and conference center. The monastery, which dates back to 999, is stunning, both in its architecture and in its physical setting, which was once an island but is now a peninsula of land that juts out into Lake Secon. ... More>