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Brain, Behavior, and the Economy

World-renowned psychological scientists gathered at the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science to discuss the ways in which economics affect brain and behavior. ... More>


Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>


Observation

Books to Check Out: April 2015

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness edited by Amanda Ie, Christelle T. Ngnoumen, and Ellen J. Langer; Wiley–Blackwell, April 2014. Psychology Gone Wrong: […]... More>


Observation

Feigenson, Niv Receive NAS Troland Award

Lisa Feigenson and Yael Niv have been named the 2015 recipients of the Troland Research Awards, two $75,000 prizes given each year by the National Academy of Sciences to recognize […]... More>


Observer Article

Unifying Psychology as a Physical Science

In the inaugural issue of APS’s flagship journal, Psychological Science, the late Gregory A. Kimble emphasized fundamental scientific principles that transcend psychology’s various specialties. APS Fellow Dean Keith Simonton reflects on Kimble’s visionary commitment to integrative science. ... More>