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Here, There, Everywhere

Psychological scientists have built thriving research careers outside the traditional boundaries of university psychology and behavioral science departments, including dentistry, optometry, engineering, music, fashion, and even physics. In a special feature, some of these researchers discuss their unconventional academic career paths and the scientific perspectives they bring to these various fields. ... More>


Kraut Earns 2016 SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Research Award

APS Fellow Robert Kraut has been named the recipient of the 2016 SIGCHI Lifetime Achievement in Research Award, which recognizes "a lifetime of innovation and leadership." ... More>

Why Motion Sickness May Become An Issue In The Workplace

What a Mission to Mars Can Teach Us about Teamwork

Psychological scientists are working with space agencies to develop team-building techniques that will be used by astronauts on future trips to Mars. ... More>

Why ‘Batman’ Met a Tragic Death on the Highway

Research shows that pedestrians often underestimate how visible they are to drivers at night, and motorists overestimate their own accuracy at spotting pedestrians in the dark. ... More>