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Reproducibility Project Named Among Top Scientific Achievements of 2015

The journal Science has named a major attempt to replicate 100 papers published in top-tier psychology journals as one of the “breakthroughs of the year” for 2015. ... More>

Observer Article

A Commitment to Replicability: An Interview with the Editor of Psychological Science

Are replicable findings in psychological science inherently boring? How easy is it for researchers to mistake a fluke for a causal effect? Psychological Science Interim Editor D. Stephen Lindsay answers these and other questions in a Q&A about the journal’s publication standards. ... More>

Presidential Column

APS and Open Science: Music to Our Ears

How is the long path to open science similar to the trajectory of a classic rock band? In this guest presidential column, APS Executive Director Emeritus Alan G. Kraut looks Behind the Music of research transparency and reproducibility. ... More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 3: The Prior in Probabilistic Inference

APS President C. Randy Gallistel concludes his three-part tutorial on Bayesian analysis by explaining the role of prior distribution in deciding among competing conclusions that might be drawn from experimental data. ... More>

Lessons From the Second Biennial Atlantic Coast Teaching of Psychology Conference

At the second biennial Atlantic Coast Teaching of Psychology Conference, teachers discussed creating and strengthening the connections among those passionate about teaching psychology. ... More>