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Maier Receives Grawemeyer Award for Work on Resiliency

APS Fellow Steven Maier has been named the recipient of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his work on resilience to trauma. ... More>


Risky Business: Teens Brains Behind the Wheel

A team of Finnish researchers investigates the neural underpinnings of risky behavior in teens. ... More>


Neuropolitics, Where Campaigns Try to Read Your Mind


Observer Article

Lessons Learned From a Life in Science

As a college student, APS Past President Michael Gazzaniga wrote a letter to neuropsychologist Roger Sperry asking about summer job possibilities. That small step not only landed Gazzaniga a fellowship in Sperry's lab but also seeded his groundbreaking research on the split-brain effect. In his APS William James Fellow Award Address, he advises young scientists to "just write the letter" when they want to jumpstart a career in science. ... More>


Observer Article

1990: An Inaugural Year, a Centennial Year

What accounts for the endless interest in William James’s foundational Principles of Psychology more than a century after its publication? Influential psychological scientists explored this question in one of the earliest issues of APS’s flagship journal. ... More>