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Citation-Based Indices of Scholarly Impact: Databases and Norms

Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research topic as well as a crucial factor in making consequential decisions. As decision makers ramp up their reliance on objective measures, quantifying scholarly impact effectively has never been more important. ... More>

Advancing Science Through Critical Discussion

The July 2013 issue of Perspectives builds upon recent discussions and initiatives in psychological science, featuring a special section devoted exclusively to advancing the field. ... More>

Putting a Little Personality Into Social Psychology (and Vice-Versa)

A group of scientists have proposed an integrative framework for studying interactions between personality and social relationships. ... More>

Psychology uses ‘registered replication reports’ to improve reliability

APS Journal Seeks Labs to Participate in First Registered Replication Report Project

Two months after APS launched an initiative to promote and publish replication studies, the first protocol has been finalized. Editors are accepting proposals from researchers who would like to contribute an independent replication to the project. ... More>