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DARPA Seeks Information on Experimental Falsifiability

DARPA, best known for developing emerging technologies for the military, is seeking new tools and approaches for disconfirming models, theories, and hypotheses in the social and behavioral sciences. ... More>

Psychology Is Not in Crisis

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>