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Passport to Collaboration

In her wide-ranging developmental research, APS Fellow Terry Kit-fong Au found an ideal way to explore cultural differences in disease prevention attitudes, language development, and parenting: She left a faculty post at the University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to her home city of Hong Kong. Au, APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky, and APS Fellows Ralph Hertwig and Yi-Yuan Tang share the challenges and achievements they experienced when their careers went global. ... More>


Power and Punishment: The Rules of Leadership Are Not Universal

A series of experiments demonstrates how the relationship between status, power, and punishment is not consistent across cultures. ... More>


Superforecasters: The Art of Accurate Predictions

By studying individuals with exceptional forecasting abilities, researchers are able to pinpoint skills and techniques that can help anyone improve their decision-making accuracy. ... More>


What a Mission to Mars Can Teach Us about Teamwork

Psychological scientists are working with space agencies to develop team-building techniques that will be used by astronauts on future trips to Mars. ... More>


Amazon’s Mistake: Mixing Creative Conflict With Animosity

New research shows how the right kind of conflict can enhance team performance, while other varieties can lead to personal drama and productivity loss. ... More>