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Maximizing Email Response Rates

In a collaboration with SBST, federal agencies found that sending an email at just the right time of day could considerably improve response rates. ... More>

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Signature Honesty

Work by a team of psychological scientists demonstrated a cheap and effective way to cut down on errors and cheating among vendors working for the US federal government. ... More>

Mischel, Other Golden Goose Awardees, to Be Honored in DC

The fourth annual Golden Goose Awards ceremony will be held Sept. 17 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. ... More>

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Walter Mischel and Collaborators Receive 2015 Golden Goose Award

APS Past President Walter Mischel, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda, and Philip Peake have been recognized for their ground-breaking research on the nature of self-control. ... More>

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First-Rate Science on Symposium Sunday

APS always saves some of the best for last — does that mean we’d pass the marshmallow test? Every year, the Annual Convention’s can’t-miss Symposium Sunday offers cutting-edge findings on urgent public and scientific topics. In New York, these include research on attitudes about climate change and nontraditional methods for delivering cognitive-behavioral therapy. ... More>