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Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>


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Passport to Collaboration

In her wide-ranging developmental research, APS Fellow Terry Kit-fong Au found an ideal way to explore cultural differences in disease prevention attitudes, language development, and parenting: She left a faculty post at the University of California, Los Angeles, and returned to her home city of Hong Kong. Au, APS Treasurer Roberta L. Klatzky, and APS Fellows Ralph Hertwig and Yi-Yuan Tang share the challenges and achievements they experienced when their careers went global. ... More>


18th European Conference on Personality

The 18th European Conference on Personality (ECP), will be held in Timisoara (Romania), at the West University of Timisoara, July 19-23, 2016. The conference is co-organized by the European Association of […]... More>


“Motivation and Social Perception” Call for Submission

We are pleased to invite you to submit symposium and poster proposals for the upcoming conference “Motivation and Social Perception”, to be held 19–21 July 2016 in Gdansk, Poland. The […]... More>


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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>