Currently browsing "Culture"

How movies influence perceptions of brain disorders


Countering “Neuromyths” in the Movies

Using a grant awarded by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, Mary V. Spiers is educating the public about the science behind popular movies. ... More>


Increasing Individualism in US Linked with Rise of White-Collar Jobs

Various cultural indicators show that rising individualism in the United States over the last 150 years is mainly associated with a societal shift toward more white-collar occupations. ... More>


Observation

Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Psychology of Eating and Drinking: 4th Edition by Alexandra W. Logue; Routledge, December 10, 2014. Me, Myself, and Us: The Science of […]... More>