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Defending Rigorous Science Down Under

Under the leadership of such scientists as APS Fellows David Badcock and Barbara Gillam, a group known as the Psychological Foundation of Australia is promoting the use of psychological science to solve policy-making challenges faced by government, industry, and communities. ... More>


Can DUI Checkpoints Change Perceptions of the Police?

When police adopt measures to foster procedural justice in their communities, the public responds with more positive views of the police. ... More>


Maximizing the Gains and Minimizing the Pains of Diversity

In a new report, an international research team presents recommendations for organizations and policymakers on taking advantage of the benefits of a diverse workforce. ... More>


Three Tactics for Tackling Unethical Behavior

Lying, cheating, and stealing cost the global economy billions of dollars each year, but researchers have identified three key strategies that organizations can use to reduce unethical behavior. ... More>


Changing the Climate on Climate Change

Researchers draw on psychological science to provide five actionable strategies for improving public policy and decision making on climate change. ... More>