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Volume 31, Issue30/2February, 2018
Digital Edition

The Bias Beneath: Two Decades of Measuring Implicit Associations

Since its debut in 1998, an online test has allowed people to discover prejudices that lurk beneath their awareness — attitudes that researchers wouldn’t be able to identify through participant self-reports. The Observer examines the findings generated by the Implicit Association Test over the past 20 years… More

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Volume 31, Issue30/2February, 2018

Digital Edition

  • The Memories of Memory Researchers

    APS President Suparna Rajaram asks four internationally renowned psychological scientists, including APS Past President Henry L. (Roddy) Roediger, III, APS Board Member Dorthe Berntsen, APS Fellow Qi Wang, and Charan Ranganath, about the paths that led them to shape how we study and understand human memory… More

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Romance Research Roundup

The inner workings of our hearts may always remain a partial mystery, but psychological scientists are on the forefront of what makes love, sex, romance, and attachment so alluring to human beings. This Valentine’s Day, the Observer shares some of the field’s most recent findings on the science of attraction… More

Probing the Good in Bad Behavior

Some human conduct widely considered to be nasty or harmful, such as objectification and gossiping, may have some beneficial features after all, according to a stream of recent behavioral studies… More

A Hub for Teaching Psychology

The APS Teaching Fund is supporting the development of a central clearinghouse for research on teaching introductory psychology, along with other pedagogical resources… More

Emotions in Context: What We Know About How We Feel

Data from around the world show few differences in people’s day-to-day emotional experiences, but distinct cultural differences in the feelings they find most desirable, APS Fellow Jeanne Tsai has found. Tsai is among psychological scientists across the globe who are charting the depths of emotion research… More