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Cognition at the Speed of (LED) Lights

Compared to fluorescent lights, LED lights in the workplace may provide a boost for cognition, mood, and efficiency. ... More>


Observation

AAAS Honors Psychological Scientist for Fight Against Torture

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded its 2015 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award to psychological scientist Jean Maria Arrigo. ... More>


Cover Story

Reaching Citizens Through Science

An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>


Observer Article

Saving for Later by Saving Now

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the White House SBST, and university researchers worked together to design and test an email-based intervention aimed at boosting enrollment in the Thrift Savings Plan among members of the military. ... More>


Observer Article

Strengthening Public Policy With Science

As a behavioral scientist at RAND Corporation, Coreen Farris is seeing her research inform US policy pursuits, including the burgeoning initiative to eliminate sexual assaults in the military. ... More>