‘Explicit Instruction’ Provides Dramatic Benefits in Learning to Read
When it comes to learning to read, new research suggests that explicit instruction—a phonics teaching method in which the relationship between sound and spelling is taught directly and systematically—is more effective than self-discovery through reading.
Methodologies and the Evolution of Science
Reflecting on the President’s Column in the March/April issue of the Observer, NPR science correspondent Joe Palca, who earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, offers his unique take on
Horse Brain and the Human Brain
APS’s Charles Blue talks with APS Founding Member Dr. Janet Jones, author of the book Horse Brain, Human Brain.
Final Call: 2021 APS Call for Submissions
Seven Psychological Scientists Receive 2021 APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early-Career Contributions
The APS Janet Taylor Spence Award recognizes APS members who have made transformative early career contributions to psychological science.
Training to Wisely Navigate Social Conflicts
People are able to approach social conflicts more wisely if they have trained themselves in advance by practicing a distanced self-talk technique.