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An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>
APS Past President Walter Mischel and two of his collaborators, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda and Philip Peake, were honored for famous, federally funded work that began with a certain sugary treat. ... More>
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the White House SBST, and university researchers worked together to design and test an email-based intervention aimed at boosting enrollment in the Thrift Savings Plan among members of the military. ... More>
The US Department of Agriculture is reaching out to farmers who are just starting out, run small farms, or are disadvantaged to encourage them to apply for its new loan program. ... More>
The office of Federal Student Aid at the Department of Education coordinated with the SBST to test an email campaign intended to raise awareness of these income-driven repayment options. ... More>