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The Upside of a Long Commute? Time to Think

In a field experiment, individuals asked to plan their workdays during their morning commute reported higher levels of job satisfaction and lower levels of emotional exhaustion. ... More>


Observer Article

Scenes From Convention

From APS Past President Gordon Bower to enthusiastic reproducibility workshop participants, the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago attracted some of the sharpest minds in psychological science. The annual photo album showcases pictures from the Psychological Science in the Public Interest symposium, the “Inside the Psychologist’s Studio” interview with APS Past Board Member Jennifer A. Richeson, and other compelling events. ... More>


Police Language in Traffic Stops Shows Hidden Bias

A new linguistic analysis based on police recordings from routine traffic stops suggests that police vary the formality of their language depending on the race of the driver. ... More>


Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows. ... More>


Science of Implicit Bias to Be Focus of US Law Enforcement Training

The US Department of Justice will integrate findings from psychological science into new training curricula to combat implicit bias among law enforcement agents and prosecutors. ... More>