Who We Are

The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level. Executive Director Emeritus Alan G. Kraut explained why psychological science is important during the opening ceremony of the 24th APS Annual Convention.

APS has approximately 33,000 members and includes the leading psychological scientists and academics, clinicians, researchers, teachers, and administrators.

APS Member Demographics

  • Mission and History

    The mission of the Association for Psychological Science is to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology… More

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    More than 30,000 leading psychological researchers, as well as students and teachers, have made APS their scientific home. [More]

  • APS Awards and Honors

    Read about the APS Awards given for lifetime achievement, early career contributions, and mentoring… More

  • Journals

    APS publishes five of the field’s most influential journals. … More

  • Open Science

    APS and its journals support a scientific research culture that encourages transparency, openness, and reproducibility. [More]