Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Paul Ekman
He created an “atlas of emotions” with more than 10,000 facial expressions. His research on identifying deception and hidden demeanor is used to train law enforcement and security personnel around the world. He was even
A Multilevel Perspective on Child Maltreatment
For children, the effects of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, and of physical neglect, continue long after the maltreatment ends. Over the past 35 years, Dante Cicchetti, McKnight Presidential Chair and William Harris Professor of
‘The New Statistics’ Video Tutorial Is Now Online
Leading scholars in psychology and other disciplines are advocating the use of the “new statistics” — effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis — to help scientists enhance the way they conduct, analyze, and report their
Maladaptation and Resilience in Maltreated Children
At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Dante Cicchetti discussed how child maltreatment affects individuals throughout the course of their lives.
Measurement in a Complex World
At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Neal Schmitt described a decade of research aimed at supplementing the SAT or ACT with assessments of noncognitive measures.
Individual Variation in Resisting Temptation: Implications for Addiction
At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS William James Fellow Terry Robinson discussed how cues associated with rewards, such as food or drugs, can acquire considerable control over motivated behavior, leading to excessive consumption.