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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>

6th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Biennial Meeting

The 6th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Biennial Meeting, hosted by the International Society on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection (ISIPAR), will take place from June 7–10, 2016, in Madrid, […]... More>

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The Social Powers of Primates

Frans B.M. de Waal has news for people who think that the tendency to establish cultural norms separates humans from other animals: By teaching a high-ranking female chimpanzee how to solve a complicated puzzle and then watching copycat behavior spread among her group, de Waal and his colleagues documented evidence of both complex social learning and conformity in nonhumans. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the behavioral economics of social anxiety, contributors to symptom severity in PTSD, and biased emotional attention to threat. ... More>

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