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Kavli HUMAN Project to Host Town Hall Meeting in Chicago

Psychological science now has its own answer to the Human Genome Project: the Kavli HUMAN Project. ... More>


New Study Busts Some Myths about Millennials

A large international study finds that young adults who enter the workforce during a recession are less likely to be narcissistic later in life. ... More>


Extraverted Populations Have Lower Savings Rates

Extraverted individuals are less likely to save money towards long-term goals like retirement, potentially contributing to economic instability on a national scale. ... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

A Word of Caution About Comparing Different Populations

The lead article in the January 2015 Observer, “Talkin’ About Your Generation,” is about purported generational differences in attitudes, values, and self-perception that were found in several large-scale studies. The […]... More>


Observer Article

A Conversation With James S. Jackson

A presidentially appointed term on the US National Science Board is the latest milestone in James S. Jackson’s distinguished career, which included a leading role in revolutionizing survey research methodology for the study of racial disparities in physical and mental health. This renowned social psychological scientist sat down with Alan Kraut, APS Executive Director, for some unscripted reflections. ... More>