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The Mind in the World: Culture and the Brain

How the “outside” affects the “inside” is at the heart of many of the deepest psychological questions. In this fast-paced survey of research on how culture shapes cognition, Nalini Ambady examines the neural evidence for socio-cultural influences on thinking, judgment, and behavior. ... More>


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Making the Most of Online Searches

On the face of it, you’d think that searching on a modern search engine such as Google is a pretty simple and straightforward skill. And mostly, you’d be right. It’s the exceptions that are interesting. We’ve all had the experience of trying to find something that we just can’t quite seem to nail down. ... More>


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Day At The Museum

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In the movie “Night at the Museum,” exhibits only come to life when no one is around. But a unique research program at the Museum of Science in Boston is bringing psychological science to life for visitors by involving them as collaborators in the research process. ... More>


Wikipedia is the Encyclopedia that Anybody Can Edit. But Have You?

Launched in 2001, Wikipedia is now the most commonly used source for general reference on the Internet. It ranks fifth among the world’s most visited websites and contains over 17 […]... More>


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Harnessing the Power of Wikipedia for Scientific Psychology: A Call to Action

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APS is calling on its Members to support the Association’s mission to deploy the power of Wikipedia to represent scientific psychology as fully and as accurately as possible and thereby to promote the free teaching of psychology worldwide. ... More>