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25th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development

The International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development will hold their 25th Biennial Meeting on The Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, from July 15–19, 2018. The conference will feature a […]... More>

Observer Article

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>

NIMH Will Hold Free Webinar on RDoC Principles May 10th

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is hosting a webinar on the principles of Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016, from 12:00–1:00 p.m EDT. Three NIMH-funded […]... More>

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Under the Hood of Mechanical Turk

When Amazon launched a product called Mechanical Turk (MTurk) just over a decade ago, the e-commerce giant billed it as an online service to enable a marketplace of workers to complete tasks in exchange for payment. But it didn’t take long for the product to become a significant research tool in psychological science worldwide. ... More>

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