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A team of Finnish researchers investigates the neural underpinnings of risky behavior in teens. ... More>
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>
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>
From the compass to GPS, humans have relied on devices to guide them to their destinations. But psychological scientists have been exploring new frontiers of discoveries about navigational skills embedded within our own biology. ... More>