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Student Notebook

Integrating Culture Into Psychological Research

Sonika Ung delineates the need to investigate culture within the context of an integrative theoretical model of culture, psychology, and behavior. ... More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners: Probability and Likelihood

APS President C. Randy Gallistel has been teaching a Bayesian-oriented graduate course in statistics for years and uses Bayesian methods to analyze his own data. With interest in the statistical approach growing, Gallistel devotes his inaugural presidential column to providing some Bayes basics. ... More>

Observer Article

Data ‘Salvation’ for Suicide Research

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, renowned for her development of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder and suicidality, warns that the standard interventions for suicidal behavior — including hospitalization — are largely unsupported by science. ... More>

Report Demonstrates Need for Improved Reproducibility in Psychological Science

A new report highlights the results of a project in which over 270 researchers attempted to reproduce 100 findings published in psychology journals in 2008. ... More>

Credit Screenings Lead to Unfair Hiring

New research calls into question the practice of weeding out job applicants based on their financial history. ... More>