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Presidential Column

Psychology, Open Science, and Government: The Opportunity

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Psychological scientists are being explicitly invited to a prime spot in government policy development. Guest columnist David Yokum of the US government’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Team urges APS members to accept that invitation — and explains why they should bring their blossoming open science practices with them. ... More>


AAAS Honors Psychological Scientist for Fight Against Torture

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded its 2015 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award to psychological scientist Jean Maria Arrigo. ... More>

Presidential Column

Psychological Science and Viewpoint Diversity

Psychological science as a field has been focusing on expanding the racial, cultural, and gender mix of researchers. In a guest Presidential Column, APS Fellows Jonathan Haidt and Lee Jussim voice their opinions on what other kinds of diversity are important for the field to pursue. ... More>

6th International Self-Determination Theory Conference

The 6th International Self-Determination Theory (SDT) Conference will take place from June 2–5, 2016, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, with poster submissions being accepted until February 1. Thefirst day (June […]... More>

SBST to Accept Fellowship Applications Through Jan. 24

The SBST is seeking new team members with experience in social or behavioral science for a 1-year fellowship in Washington, D.C. to begin October 2016. ... More>