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Psychological Scientists Awarded Nobel for Discovering Brain’s “GPS”

Three European psychological scientists will share the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work discovering the brain’s “GPS system.” ... More>


Spatial Imagery Improves With Sight

Research with children who have treatable blindness shows that spatial imagery abilities don't depend on sight, but they vastly improve once sight is restored. ... More>


Observer Article

Understanding ‘Chemobrain’

Many patients experience cognitive dysfunction during cancer treatment. Psychological research can help patients counter those effects. ... More>


Observer Article

A Visionary on Vision

Uncommon Careers is a new Observer series showcasing psychological scientists working in nontraditional settings. This feature is designed to illuminate the myriad career possibilities in psychological science. ... More>


Observer Article

Reflecting on Lifetimes of Achievement

APS concludes its 25th anniversary series with profiles of three leaders who have made indelible contributions to psychological science. This month, we profile Janellen Huttenlocher, Larry L. Jacoby, and Karen A. Matthews. ... More>