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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>

Reducing Intergroup Conflict Through Contact

In a 2015 meta-analysis, psychological scientists examined the effectiveness of intergroup contact at reducing ethnic prejudice. ... More>

A Commitment to Replicability: An Interview with the Editor of Psychological Science

Interim Editor D. Stephen Lindsay discusses new efforts to encourage sound research practices in the APS journal Psychological Science. ... More>

Presidential Column

Bayes for Beginners 3: The Prior in Probabilistic Inference

APS President C. Randy Gallistel concludes his three-part tutorial on Bayesian analysis by explaining the role of prior distribution in deciding among competing conclusions that might be drawn from experimental data. ... More>

Observer Article

Rotten Reviews Redux

"Boring as hell" said a reviewer in rejecting a paper by APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt. Moffitt, APS Board Member Thomas H. Carr, and APS Fellow Carol Dwyer join a collection of leading scientists sharing their most stinging rejections from journal editors. ... More>