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The Lie Detector

Since the birth of scientific psychology some 130 years ago, psychologists have grappled with the best ways to collect and interpret data. And although the field has made incremental progress […]... More>

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Finding Our Minds: An APS Award Address by David Meyer

In his seminal 1890 masterwork, Principles of Psychology, William James wrote: “The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, […]... More>

Festschrift in Honor of Elliot Aronson

Friends and colleagues of Elliot Aronson celebrated his dedication to psychology at a banquet and a day long Festschrift in his honor. Sunday, May 25, 2008 Opening Remarks and Welcome […]... More>

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Decision Making, Rationality, and Reasoning

Taking advantage of their overlapping annual meetings in Chicago, APS and the Association for Behavioral Analysis (ABA) jointly presented a symposium on “Decision Making, Rationality, and Reasoning: From Human to […]... More>