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HHS to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Proposed ‘Common Rule’ Revisions

A meeting held by the US Office for Human Research Protections will answer questions about proposed updates to the so-called Common Rule governing human subject research. ... More>

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Mischel, Others Honored at Bipartisan ‘Golden Goose’ Event

APS Past President Walter Mischel and two of his collaborators, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda and Philip Peake, were honored for famous, federally funded work that began with a certain sugary treat. ... More>

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Report Points to Need for Improved Reproducibility

APS Fellow Brian Nosek says a recent high-profile replication project he headed up reflects how psychological researchers are leading efforts to improve the reproducibility of scientific findings. ... More>

Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “Teaching Students Why a Good Marriage Is Hard to Find,“ “Love Sees Loveliness,” and “Strategy Changes in Older Adults.” ... 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>