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Fighting Crime, One License Plate at a Time?

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst investigate the possibility that license plates including symbols are more memorable and easier for police to track down. ... More>


Presidential Column

Thoughts on the Future of Data Sharing

APS President Nancy Eisenberg warns that recent federal policy changes on scientific data sharing could threaten the quality of data, the privacy of research participants, and even the design of studies. ... More>


Observation

Gazzaniga Receives APS Lifetime Achievement Award

APS Past President Michael S. Gazzaniga has been named a 2015 William James Fellow Award recipient for lifetime contributions to basic psychological science for his innovative experiments with split-brain patients, […]... More>


I’m rich. You must be, too.

“Let me tell you about the very rich,” the novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in the 1920s. “They are different from you and me.” “Yes,” his friend and rival Ernest […]... More>


OPRE Grant Announcement: Family Strengthening Scholars

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcement. […]... More>