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Replication Project Investigates Self-Control as Limited Resource

A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable resource. ... More>


Observer Article

Psychology and Technology: A Premium Blend

This is a photo of APS Fellow Rainer Goebel.

APS Fellow Rainer Goebel has developed software that lets individuals view the detailed scans of their brains in real time — a technological breakthrough that shows signs of helping people effectively control their brain activity. Goebel and a panel of other psychological scientists show how technology is spurring momentous changes in clinical and social research. ... More>


Observer Article

Scenes From Convention

From APS Past President Gordon Bower to enthusiastic reproducibility workshop participants, the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago attracted some of the sharpest minds in psychological science. The annual photo album showcases pictures from the Psychological Science in the Public Interest symposium, the “Inside the Psychologist’s Studio” interview with APS Past Board Member Jennifer A. Richeson, and other compelling events. ... More>


Can a Brain Scan Tell What You’re Thinking?


Distinct Stages of Thinking Revealed by Brain Activity Patterns

By combining two analytical strategies, researchers were able to use fMRI to identify patterns of brain activity that aligned with four distinct stages of problem solving. ... More>