To put it bluntly, academic psychology’s public reputation seems to be in free fall. When the press coverage of the… More
Preregistered Direct Replications will include replications of studies published previously in the APS flagship journal… More
Three experiments provide inconsistent evidence for the effect of money primes on various measures of self-sufficient thinking and behavior… More
A large-scale replication effort aimed to reproduce a 2012 study showing that people forced to decide quickly contributed more to a communal pot than did those who had to wait before deciding… More
APS Fellow Howard C. Nusbaum serves in a leadership position at the National Science Foundation. From this vantage point, he devotes a guest column to discussing how even the most robust science is still vulnerable to human error.
APS is launching a Registered Replication Report project focusing on the finding that merely perceiving a number can lead to shifts in visual attention to either the left or right side of space, depending on the magnitude of the number… More