Psychological Science in the Public Interest Archive

The following issues of Psychological Science in the Public Interest are available through the APS Website as PDF documents.

Volume 17 – 2016

Volume 16 – 2015

Volume 15 – 2014

Volume 14 – 2013

Volume 13 – 2012

Volume 12 – 2011

Volume 11 – 2010

Volume 10 – 2009

  • Bilingual Minds
    December 2009 (Vol. 10, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: The Consequences of Bilingualism for the Mind and the Brain
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    • Media Coverage

Volume 9 – 2008/2009

  • Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence
    December 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: Advances in Applying the Science of Learning and Instruction to Education
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  • Current Status and Future Prospects of Clinical Psychology: Toward a Scientifically Principled Approach to Mental and Behavioral Health Care
    October 2009 (Vol. 9, No. 2)
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    • Editorial: Connecting Clinical Practice to Scientific Progress
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    • Media Coverage
  • Enrichment Effects on Adult Cognitive Development: Can the Functional Capacity of Older Adults Be Preserved and Enhanced?
    October 2008 (Vol. 9, No. 1)
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    • Editorial: Prospects for Improving Cognition Throughout the Life Course
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Volume 8 – 2007

  • What Should This Fight Be Called? Metaphors of Counterterrorism and Their Implications
    December 2007 (Vol. 8, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: What’s in a Name? When It Comes to Terrorism and Counterterrorism, a Great Deal
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  • Helping Doctors and Patients Make Sense of Health Statistics
    November 2007 (Vol. 8, No. 2)
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    • Editorial: Statistical Literacy: A Prerequisite for Evidence-Based Medicine
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  • The Science of Sex Difference in Science and Mathematics
    August 2007 (Vol. 8, No. 1)
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    • Editorial: Complex Questions Rarely Have Simple Answers
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Volume 7 – 2006

  • Enhancing the Effectiveness of Work Groups and Teams
    August 2006 (Vol. 7, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: The Science of Team Effectiveness
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  • Eyewitness Evidence: Improving Its Probative Value
    November 2006 (Vol. 7, No. 2)
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    • Editorial: The Science of Eyewitness Testimony Has Come of Age
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  • Risk and Rationality in Adolescent Decision Making: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Public Policy
    September 2006 (Vol. 7, No. 1)
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    • Editorial: Rationality and the Adolescent Mind
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Volume 6 – 2005

  • Neurotoxicants, Micronutrients, and Social Environments: Individuals and Combined Effects on Children’s Development
    December 2005 (Vol. 6, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: An Unhealthy Start in Life– What Matters Most?
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  • What Differences Make a Difference? The Promise and Reality of Diverse Teams in Organizations
    October 2005 (Vol. 6, No. 2)
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    • Editorial: Diversity in Teams: A Two-edged Sword Requires Careful Handling
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  • A Critical Assessment of Child Custody Evaluations: Limited Science and A Flawed System
    July 2005 (Vol. 6, No. 1)
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    • Editorial: A Cogent Case for a New Child Custody Standard
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Volume 5 – 2004

  • Flawed Self-Assessment: Implications for Health, Education, and the Workplace
    December 2004 (Vol. 5, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: Blissfully Incompetent
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  • The Psychology of Confessions: A Review of the Literature and Issues
    November 2004 (Vol. 5, No. 2)
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    • Editorial: The Devil in Confessions
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  • Beyond Money: Towards and Economy of Well-Being
    July 2004 (Vol. 5, No. 1)
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Volume 4 – 2003

  • The Influence of Media Violence on Youth
    December 2003 (Vol. 4, No. 3)
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    • Editorial: Science, Politics, and Violence in the Media
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    • Author’s Note
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  • Does Early Psychological Intervention Promote Recovery From Posttraumatic Stress?
    November 2003 (Vol. 4, No. 2)
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  • Does High Self-Esteem Cause Better Performance, Interpersonal Success, Happiness or Healthier Lifestyles?
    May 2003 (Vol. 4, No. 1)
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Volume 3 – 2002

  • Treatment and Prevention of Depression
    November 2002 (Vol. 3, No. 2)
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  • Ginkgo Biloba: A Cognitive Enhancer?
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    “Brain Specific” Nutrients: A Memory Cure?
    May 2002 (Vol. 3, No. 1)
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    • Editor’s Foreword
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Volume 2 – 2001

  • How Psychological Science Informs the Teaching of Reading
    November 2001 (Vol. 2, No. 2)
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  • Class Size and Student Achievement
    November 2001 (Vol. 2, No. 1)
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Volume 1 – 2000

  • The Scientific Status of Projective Techniques
    November 2000 (Vol. 1, No. 2)
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  • Psychological Science Can Improve Diagnostic Decisions
    November 2000 (Vol. 1, No. 1)
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