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APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

APS is honoring six psychological scientists with the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early-Career Contributions for work that ranges from cultural variability in social learning to the neurobiological and behavioral signatures of fear and anxiety. ... More>


Weight Bias Impacts Our Perceptions of Competence

A new study finds that people give overweight individuals low ratings for competence, regardless of their qualifications or performance. ... More>


Itchy Trigger Finger? How About Itchy Brain?


Itchy Trigger Finger? How About Itchy Brain?

Police work is very dangerous, often involving bad people with guns, and one of the most dangerous policing tasks is searching and clearing a house. This is where the police […]... More>


The psychology of why sports fans see their teams as extensions of themselves