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Changing Habits for the Long Haul

This is a photo of APS Fellow Robert Cialdini.

As research shows, individuals tend to lapse into familiar but unhealthy behaviors during times of stress, says APS Fellow Russell A. Poldrack. In a series of presentations, Poldrack and five other psychological scientists reveal the latest studies on making healthy behaviors more intrinsic and sustainable. ... More>

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Scenes From Convention

From APS Past President Gordon Bower to enthusiastic reproducibility workshop participants, the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago attracted some of the sharpest minds in psychological science. The annual photo album showcases pictures from the Psychological Science in the Public Interest symposium, the “Inside the Psychologist’s Studio” interview with APS Past Board Member Jennifer A. Richeson, and other compelling events. ... More>

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Defining Dysfunction: Clinical Psychology’s New Frontier

Speakers at a symposium at the 2015 APS Annual Convention discussed the benefits and challenges of a new framework developed to study psychopathology by examining cognitive and biological features rather than relying solely on observable symptoms. ... More>

Psychology Greener Than Thou

Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals

TedTalk: Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity — caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait. But Frans de Waal shares some surprising videos of behavioral tests, […]... More>