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The Taxman Cometh: Science Explains Why Some Pay and Others Evade

Millions of Americans are making a mad dash to file their taxes by the April 15th deadline — but some aren't. Researchers explore the factors that motivate people to pay, or not pay, their taxes. ... More>


Presidential Column

Translating Psychological Science to Law (and Back)

A legal scholar and a social psychologist are working closely to bring behavioral science to bear on the legal system. ... More>


And the Memory Wars Wage On


Violence and Its Origins

A panel at the 2014 APS Annual Convention, to be held May 22–25 in San Francisco, California, will explore questions related to violence. ... More>


Are Death Row Inmates Innocent If They Refuse a Last Meal?