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DARPA Seeks Information on Experimental Falsifiability

DARPA, best known for developing emerging technologies for the military, is seeking new tools and approaches for disconfirming models, theories, and hypotheses in the social and behavioral sciences. ... More>

Psychology Is Not in Crisis

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners: Probability and Likelihood

APS President C. Randy Gallistel has been teaching a Bayesian-oriented graduate course in statistics for years and uses Bayesian methods to analyze his own data. With interest in the statistical approach growing, Gallistel devotes his inaugural presidential column to providing some Bayes basics. ... More>

Report Demonstrates Need for Improved Reproducibility in Psychological Science

A new report highlights the results of a project in which over 270 researchers attempted to reproduce 100 findings published in psychology journals in 2008. ... More>

Racial Bias in Criminal Justice

Unconscious biases toward African Americans still produce major inequities in the criminal justice system. Using statistical analyses, Jennifer Eberhardt has documented how racially coded features, such as a defendant’s skin […]... More>