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On One’s Own Time

This is a photo of APS Fellow Laura L. Carstensen.

In various experiments, APS Fellow Laura L. Carstensen and colleagues have demonstrated that people’s preferences for deepening relationships and avoiding risks intensify as their time horizons shorten. Carstensen joined APS Fellows Daniel L. Schacter and Dan P. McAdams and others to talk about time perception through the perspectives of cognitive, social, and developmental sciences. ... More>

How Changing Predictions Affect Our Decision-Making

Deploying Technology to Revolutionize Science

In a cross-cutting theme program, "Advancing Psychological Science Through Technology," at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, leading researchers opened a window into the future role of technology in psychological science. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the development of model-based reinforcement learning, causality and illusory motion perception, and links between mental state and associative activation. ... More>

What Neuroscience Says about Free Will