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At special symposium in honor of the late Janet Taylor Spence, colleagues, friends, and students shared their perspectives on Spence’s wide-ranging contributions to psychological science. ... More>
People who are good with numbers also tend to be less susceptible to some psychological biases, allowing them to make better financial decisions and accumulate more wealth. ... More>
APS President C. Randy Gallistel reflects on the consequential conclusions that psychological scientists have reached over the last 50 years as well as on the questions left unanswered. ... More>
Both as scientists and in our everyday lives, we make probabilistic inferences. Mathematicians may deduce their conclusions from their stated premises, but the rest of us induce our conclusions from data. . . . How can we decide when complex hypotheses are justified? ... More>