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Volume 30, Issue8October, 2017
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A Magnetic Field: Psychological Scientists Lead fMRI Labs

Once the domain of medical schools, brain imaging labs are increasingly interdisciplinary and thriving under the leadership of psychology departments. More

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New Books: October 2017

Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World by Mitch Prinstein; Viking, June 6, 2017. Minding the Weather: How Expert Forecasters Think by Robert R. Hoffman, Daphne S. LaDue, H. Michael Mogil, Paul J. Roebber, and J. Gregory Trafton; The MIT Press, August 4, 2017. More

A Conversation With Lee Anna Clark

The APS Fellow and personality researcher talks about the scientific and practical challenges of classifying mental disorders — the subject of an article she has co-authored for Psychological Science in the Public Interest. More

APS Grants and Recognition for Students

The career path for students in psychological science can seem daunting at times, with many factors influencing your decisions and choices. Is academia the best fit for you, or would you flourish in another setting? If your goal is to work in a lab, what central research questions will you More

Making the Most of University Museums

Tufts University psychological scientist Heather L. Urry has found a way to incorporate the school’s art gallery into an undergraduate course on coding facial movements – illustrating how museums are teaming with psychology faculty for collaborative instruction. More

Preregistered Direct Replications: A New Article Type in Psychological Science

Psychological Science has launched a new category of articles called Preregistered Direct Replications (PDRs) — replications of studies published previously in the APS flagship journal. PDRs aim to employ — as closely as possible — the same methods and procedures as the original study to determine if the original effects More