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Student Notebook

What You Say Matters

Many graduate students fear public speaking, yet for many of us it is a pervasive aspect of graduate life. Standing in front of a group of people, whether for an […]... More>

Fuzzy Thinking Gives Adolescents a Clearer View of Risk

APS Fellow Valerie F. Reyna, Rebecca B. Weldon, and Michael McCormick, all of Cornell University, describe how fuzzy-trace theory may provide suggestions about altering adolescents’ tendency toward risky behavior. ... More>

Basic Ratio Capacity May Serve as Building Block for Math Knowledge

New research finds evidence for an innate ratio processing ability that may play a role in determining our aptitude for understanding fractions and other formal mathematical concepts. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring neural discriminability of object features and print-speech convergence as a predictor of early reading achievement. ... More>

Cover Story

Passport to Collaboration

In her wide-ranging developmental research, APS Fellow Terry Kit-fong Au found an ideal way to explore cultural differences in disease prevention attitudes, language development, and parenting: She left a faculty post at the University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to her home city of Hong Kong. Au, APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky, and APS Fellows Ralph Hertwig and Yi-Yuan Tang share the challenges and achievements they experienced when their careers went global. ... More>