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Presidential Column

Applying Psychology to Public Policy

Behavioral science is helping the British government save tens of millions of pounds. Guest Presidential Columnist David Halpern describes how the UK Cabinet-level office he heads is making that happen. ... More>


Register Online for the 2014 AAAS Meeting in Chicago

Registration for the 2014 AAAS Meeting, to be held February 13–17, 2014, in Chicago, is now open. Online press registration is available until January 22, 2014. The conference will include […]... More>


Boosting Self-Worth Can Counteract Cognitive Effects of Poverty

For people in poverty, remembering better times — such as past success — improves cognitive functioning and increases their willingness to seek help from crucial aid services. ... More>


Observer Article

Nakamura Heads Peer Review at NIH

As head of the NIH’s Center for Scientific Review, APS Fellow Richard K. Nakamura has set a goal of making science review a science itself. ... More>


Observation

Koob Selected to Direct NIAAA

APS Fellow George F. Koob has been selected to direct the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). ... More>