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Obama Administration Elevates Role of Behavioral Science in Government Services

President Obama signed an executive order September 15 directing federal agencies to inject more behavioral science into their activities and services. ... More>

Observer Article

First-Rate Science on Symposium Sunday

APS always saves some of the best for last — does that mean we’d pass the marshmallow test? Every year, the Annual Convention’s can’t-miss Symposium Sunday offers cutting-edge findings on urgent public and scientific topics. In New York, these include research on attitudes about climate change and nontraditional methods for delivering cognitive-behavioral therapy. ... More>

How to Go From Evaluation to Inspiration

Here’s the Best Way to Make Your Exercise Habit Stick

A Key Researcher Says ‘Grit’ Isn’t Ready For High-Stakes Measures