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How the science of human behavior is beginning to reshape the US government


World Bank Puts Psychological Science on World Stage

The World Bank announced a new behavioral science initiative intended to integrate psychological science into the field of international development. ... More>


Council of Psychological Science Advisers? It Could Happen…

Advising policymakers on the creation and potential impact of new legislation typically has been the purview of economists — for example, the Council of Economic Advisers provides research-based advice to […]... More>


De Dreu Receives Hendrik Muller Prize

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences will award the €25,000 Dr. Hendrik Muller Prize for Behavioral and Social Sciences to APS Fellow Carsten De Dreu during a December […]... More>

Economic Growth Can’t Buy Happiness

A nation’s economic prosperity has little impact on citizens’ happiness when there are large gaps in income equality. ... More>