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Volume 30, Issue1January, 2017
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Five Myths About the Role of Culture in Psychological Research

Cornell University researcher and APS Fellow Qi Wang dispels some of the assumptions that researchers make about integrating cultural factors into their investigations. More

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Books to Check out: January 2017

Liberation Psychology, Technologies of Mind Management and Self Actualization by Denis Carville; Denis Carville, September 20, 2016. Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations by Dan Ariely; TED Books, Simon & Schuster, November 15, 2016. Take Pride: Why the Deadliest Sin Holds the Secret to Human Success by Jessica More

Loftus Receives 2016 John Maddox Prize

APS Past President Elizabeth F. Loftus has been awarded the 2016 John Maddox Prize, which honors scientists who have shown courage in promoting science on a matter of public interest in the face of difficulty or hostility. The award, named after the late Nature Editor Sir John Maddox, recognizes Loftus More

Major Change in NIH Policy for Clinical Trials Applications

In a significant departure from current practices, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued new policies relating to grant applications involving clinical trials, including one mandating that all applications involving clinical trials must be in response to a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) specifically designed for clinical trials. The changes More

Linehan Receives Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, whose groundbreaking research has focused on developing interventions for teens at high risk for suicide and support networks for their families and friends, has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Linehan’s award-winning Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an More

Scientists Explore How Nutrition May Feed Mental Health

Good nutrition has long been viewed as a cornerstone of physical health, but research increasingly is showing diet’s effect on mental health as well. A special section in Clinical Psychological Science highlights the different approaches that psychology researchers are taking to understand the many ways in which nutrition and mental health intersect. Decades More

Harnessing the Wisdom of Crowds to Improve Hiring

Incorporating psychological research on implicit bias in hiring, the United Kingdom’s Behavioural Insights Team is investigating collaborative ways to help companies select the most qualified candidates for job openings. More