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Volume 30, Issue3March, 2017
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This Is R time

In our annual issue devoted to research methods and practices, we present a collection of articles on R statistical computing packages created by (and for) psychological scientists. More

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Data on Display

In line with our field’s goals of improving openness, methodological rigor, and reproducibility of science, graphical descriptives (GDs) — the visualization of research data — can be used in the research process and eventually be developed into a routine component of the publication process. GDs can serve as quick and More

Beilock Receives National Academy of Sciences Troland Research Award

The National Academy of Sciences has announced that APS Fellow Sian L. Beilock is a recipient of the 2017 Troland Research Award. The $75,000 prize is awarded to young investigators in recognition of outstanding scientific achievement within experimental psychology. Beilock, the Stella M. Rowley Professor of Psychology and an Executive More

Tips and Tools for Mentoring Undergraduates as a Graduate Student

Mentoring undergraduates as a graduate student can be a great experience for everyone involved. Studies show that undergraduates who participate in research tend to learn to “think like a scientist” and have more knowledge about graduate school and interest in science careers than do their peers (Hunter, Laursen, & Seymour More

Meet Crystal C. Hall, Office of Evaluation Sciences Fellow

A number of psychological scientists are engaged in the US government’s efforts to improve public programs and policies. The Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES) in the General Services Administration is one of the leaders of this effort. APS talked recently with Crystal C. Hall, an OES Fellow who is a psychological scientist and More

When a ‘Golden Opportunity’ to Bribe Arises, It’s Hard to Pass Up

The path to corrupt behavior may sometimes be a steep cliff instead of a slippery slope, according to new findings in Psychological Science. In four studies, psychology researchers find that people are more likely to engage in bribery if it occurs as a sudden opportunity rather than as the result of a gradual process. More