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Observation

Maier Receives Grawemeyer Award for Work on Resiliency

APS Fellow Steven Maier has been named the recipient of the 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his work on resilience to trauma. ... More>


Understanding and Training Attention and the Conscious Mind

00:12 – Why Are You Not Paying Attention? Attention Capacity Limits, Individual Differences and Their Neural Basis – Nilli Lavie, University College London 24:12 – The Power of Consciousness: Hypnosis, […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

The Gap in Genetic–Environmental Studies of Psychopathology

Doubtless the genetic studies reviewed in the October 2015 Observer article “Passing Down Psychopathology” are providing important biological links to the roots of psychopathology in children. They do, however, as […]... More>


Observation

Establishing Psychometric Expectations for Neurobiological Assessments

Across psychological science, there has been an explosion of new tools and technologies over the last decade. In an upcoming symposium at the 28th APS Annual Convention in Chicago, May […]... More>


Cover Story

Using Sound to Get Around

Much like bats and marine mammals, humans show a remarkable ability to navigate their surroundings by bouncing sound waves off objects, psychological science reveals. This human echolocation, says researcher Lore Thaler, is spurring new insights into neuroplasticity. ... More>