Childlike robots are increasingly at the center of a unique form of integrative science, bringing together experts in robotics, neuroscience, linguistics, and child development.
Letters to the Editor, book reviews, and commentaries are among the new features that APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Scott O. Lilienfeld plans to introduce to Clinical Psychological Science as… More>
Joining a chorus of leading psychological researchers and brain scientists, APS Fellows Howard Eichenbaum and Elizabeth Kensinger refute a journalist’s critical depiction of an esteemed pioneer in cognitive neuroscience.
Environmental influences on early learning, the accuracy of eyewitness memory, and the neural underpinnings of emotional connections are among the projects that three scientists will pursue during sabbaticals supported by… More>
In a bit of Halloween hilarity, APS Past Board Member Lisa Feldman Barrett and humorist Daniel J. Barrett make the case for extending emotion research into the spirit world.
Psychological scientists are studying promising interventions designed to change the mind-sets of students who believe their intelligence is limited or fixed.
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APS is launching a new journal to serve as the home for new developments in research methodology and practices, and is seeking nominations for Founding Editor of the forthcoming publication.
In a recent study, researchers explored why people find it difficult to be excluded from a group as well as how culture and attachment affect those feelings.
The US National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is asking the research community for advice on adding Motor Systems as a new domain to the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative.
Efforts to promote replication, preregistration, and new analytic approaches represent some of the advances psychologists have been making toward improving research practices. What comes next?
APS William James Fellow Elizabeth S. Spelke of Harvard University, a leading psychological scientist and specialist on the cognitive development of infants, recently received the C. L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize… More>
One of the field’s foremost researchers on the psychological phenomena of cultural diversity reflects on her career and her future research plans.
The Observer found itself in an unusual position when a draft column submitted for publication in the magazine’s November issue generated a strong response on Twitter and Facebook.
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