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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>


The ‘Hot Hand’ Debate Gets Flipped on Its Head


Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 2: The Prior

Following on his September column, APS President C. Randy Gallistel shares additional Bayesian basics by discussing the role of prior knowledge in estimates and conclusions. ... More>


Observer Article

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>