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Volume 30, Issue5May/June, 2017
Digital Edition

Globe-Spanning Science

Coverage of the 2017 International Convention of Psychological Science… More

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Volume 30, Issue5May/June, 2017

Digital Edition

  • Across the Spectrum

    Geneticist Thomas Bourgeron details the various methods — including genetic analyses, brain imaging, mouse models, and even stem-cell applications — that he and his colleagues are using to identify the biological pathways that contribute to diversity in autism spectrum disorders… More

  • Perception and Play: How Children View the World

    The interactions among children’s brains, bodies, and surrounding environments have tremendous effects on how they learn to speak and identify specific items in their field of view. APS Fellow Linda B. Smith shares her groundbreaking methods for examining these processes… More

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2017 APS Janet Taylor Spence Awards for Transformative Early Career Contributions

Research by the latest recipients of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions includes romantic relationship initiation, the psychological processes that guide moral judgment, and the link between socioeconomic inequality and children’s cognitive and brain development. This year’s recipients include Paul Eastwick, Kimberly Noble, A. Janet Tomiyama, Elliot Tucker-Drob, and Liane Young… More

2017 APS Mentor Awards

Recipients of the APS Mentor Award for 2017 include David M. Buss, University of Texas at Austin; Randall W. Engle, Georgia Institute of Technology; Paul L. Harris, Harvard University; and Phoebe C. Ellsworth, University of Michigan… More

What Counts As Data?

APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow argues that allowing different kinds of data in psychological science gives researchers ways to test a hypothesis using multiple approaches, thereby strengthening their conclusions… More