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Infants’ Brain Activity Shows Signs of Social Thinking

A collaboration between neuroscientists and developmental psychologists provides evidence directly linking neural responses from the motor system to overt social behavior in infants. ... More>

Presidential Column

Psychology, Open Science, and Government: The Opportunity

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Psychological scientists are being explicitly invited to a prime spot in government policy development. Guest columnist David Yokum of the US government’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Team urges APS members to accept that invitation — and explains why they should bring their blossoming open science practices with them. ... More>

Why Your Office Isn’t Doing You Any Favors

A series of experiments finds that people are far less likely to return a favor in the office than in other contexts. ... More>


Kraut Earns 2016 SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Research Award

APS Fellow Robert Kraut has been named the recipient of the 2016 SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Research Award, which recognizes "a lifetime of innovation and leadership." ... More>