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People Prefer Hiring “Naturals” Over Hardworking “Strivers”

Even when candidates were equally qualified, people judged individuals with “natural” talent as more hirable and successful than hardworking “strivers.” ... More>


New evidence-based policy team in Washington, DC hiring psychological scientists

A new scientific team in the Executive Office of the Mayor of Washington, DC is hiring psychological scientists, data scientists, and others, with a September 19 deadline. This new team, […]... More>


Cover Story

Here, There, Everywhere

Psychological scientists have built thriving research careers outside the traditional boundaries of university psychology and behavioral science departments, including dentistry, optometry, engineering, music, fashion, and even physics. In a special feature, some of these researchers discuss their unconventional academic career paths and the scientific perspectives they bring to these various fields. ... More>


Observer Article

Scenes From Convention

From APS Past President Gordon Bower to enthusiastic reproducibility workshop participants, the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago attracted some of the sharpest minds in psychological science. The annual photo album showcases pictures from the Psychological Science in the Public Interest symposium, the “Inside the Psychologist’s Studio” interview with APS Past Board Member Jennifer A. Richeson, and other compelling events. ... More>


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Books to Check Out

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth; Scribner, May 3, 2016 Honor Bound: How a Cultural Ideal Has Shaped the American Psyche by Ryan P. Brown, Oxford […]... More>