A breadth of Sunday programming included symposia on psychological science in security settings, factors that reduce intergroup bias, and the prevalence of Seasonal Affective Disorder. … More
New research suggests that asking more questions—and in particular, asking more follow-up questions—increases people’s positive impressions.
Psychological science has amassed mounds of research on romantic relationships, but a cross-cutting symposium explores research on other important relationships, including those between siblings, friends, and church members… More
Kitty Genovese’s murder caught the attention of the public and psychological scientists alike, but new research indicates we’ve had the story all wrong for the last 50 years… More
APS Past Board Member Claude M. Steele was elected as the 2017 Gordon Allport Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, in recognition of his work on stereotype threat, its application to minority student academic performance, and more… More
The various provisions of the US government’s revised rule on human subjects research will provide increased flexibility and less burden for behavioral and social sciences researchers. William T. Riley and Farheen Akbar from the Office of Behavior and Social Sciences Research explain… More