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McClelland, Spelke Honored by NAS

APS William James Fellows James L. McClelland and Elizabeth S. Spelke are the recipients of the inaugural National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. ... More>


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Panel Calls for Explicit Rules on Human Subjects Research

Psychological and other social scientists recommend new regulatory definitions for human subjects research. ... More>


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A Matter of Trust — and Narrative

A colloquium at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, addressed public attitudes toward scientists. ... More>


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Four APS Fellows Elected to NAS

Five psychological scientists, including four APS Fellows, are among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates elected to the National Academy of Sciences, in recognition of their contributions and achievements in original research. ... More>


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NAS Receives Gift From Atkinson for Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences

The National Academy of Science has received a gift of $3.5 million from APS Fellow Richard C. Atkinson to establish the NAS Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. Beginning in 2014, a $200,000 prize will be given biennially to an individual (or pair of individuals) "responsible for significant advances in the psychological and cognitive sciences with important applications for formal and systematic theory in these fields.” ... More>