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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring kinesthetic working memory, prenatal development and social trust in adolescence and adulthood, and implicit social biases in individuals with autism. ... More>

Warm Memories Can Dampen Hatred of Outsiders

Redesigning and Enhancing the ‘Jigsaw Classroom’ Website

APS Fellow Scott Plous (Wesleyan University) received a grant from the APS Teaching Fund to make the Jigsaw Classroom website more accessible. ... More>

So You Flunked A Racism Test. Now What?

Observer Article

Law and (Dis)order

Even judges can be duped by false confessions. When APS Fellow Saul Kassin showed volunteer judges weak evidence and a coerced confession — one that shouldn’t have been admissible — they nonetheless opted to convict the imaginary defendant. In a program that also covered misconceptions about lie detection and psychopathy, Kassin, APS Fellow John F. Edens, APS Fellow Essi Viding, Brad Bradshaw, Maria J. Hartwig, and Luke W. Hyde explore psychological science’s role in the legal system. ... More>