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In Search of Human Uniqueness

APS Fellow Michael Tomasello believes that the most salient difference between us and our closest animal relatives is our ability to determine and share intentionality — that is, to understand and share psychological states of mind. Tomasello has spent more than 20 years comparing the behavior of adult great apes with that of human children. ... More>


Empathy Is Actually a Choice


Why Is It So Hard to Take Your Own Advice?


Thirty Million Words Aren’t Enough


Pride and Prejudice: Reducing LGBT Discrimination at Work

Researchers find that anti-discrimination laws can have a significant positive impact on how LGBT employees are treated on the job. ... More>