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Volume 32, Issue1January, 2019
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Keeping Up With the Crowd

Flocks of birds. Schools of fish. Shoppers on the Champs-Élysées. Each species has its own way of moving as a group. Integrative science has begun to unravel the psychological processes that allow crowds of people to move harmoniously. More

In a new PSPI report, APS Fellow Arthur C. Graesser and a team of researchers delve into the collaborative skills that researchers will need to address real-world problems in technology, environment, education, and more.  More

APS Fellow Asifa Majid is uncovering deep-seated cultural differences in the way people talk about odors, aromas, and scents. More