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Surprising Authors of Psychological Studies

This is a photo of Lisa Kudrow.

When we think of famous psychological scientists, names like Tim Duncan, Albert Einstein, Lisa Kudrow, and the Dalai Lama don’t typically come to mind. ... More>


Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the impact of metaphorical conflict on social perception and the relationship between empathic accuracy and prosocial behavior. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring attachment priming and mood, depression contagion as a mechanism underlying rejection, and genes and biased attention in youth. ... More>


Observer Article

Making Sense

The language we speak, the families we grow up with, and the genes we are born with all shape the way each of us understands the world. A panel of scientists, including APS Secretary Gün Semin and APS Fellow Shihui Han, discusses the ongoing multidisciplinary efforts to study how humans make meaning. ... More>