APS Member Benefits

Affiliate with the strongest voice in psychological science, and get benefits to support your life’s work.

APS Members are part of a collective effort to advance psychological science of all types across all areas of our diverse discipline. APS promotes scientific exchange, increases public understanding of our field, fosters innovation in methodology, and ensures that high quality research gets into the hands of policy makers, the public, and other consumers and users of psychological science. As an APS Member, you support these efforts, while benefiting from APS’s multitude of resources that help you in the important work you do.

Personal Access to the Latest Research

APS publications are among the leading resources for information in the field. Members receive annual online and print subscriptions (including online archives) to:

A Meeting of the Minds

The APS Annual Convention brings together more than 4,000 scientists from across the globe and from disciplines spanning the full spectrum of psychological science. The biennial International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) connects you with more than 2,500 of your colleagues and future collaborators from psychological science, neuroscience, genetics, sociology, economics, anthropology, linguistics, and related fields. And APS Members receive a discount on registration rates for both. Gain insights into research and trends from world-renowned psychological scientists, improve your skills, deepen your knowledge, and forge life-long collaborations with colleagues by attending the APS Annual Convention and ICPS.

APS Chicago 2020 Logo32nd APS Annual Convention
May 21–24, 2020
Chicago, IL, USA
Hyatt Regency Chicago

ICPS 2021 Brussels Belgium LogoInternational Convention of Psychological Science
25-27 March 2021
Brussels, Belgium
SQUARE – Brussels Meeting Centre

Public Understanding and Advocacy

At APS, science isn’t just a special interest—it’s the only interest. APS is the premiere international organization solely dedicated to the advancement of psychological science, and works diligently to increase support for psychological research and to promote the use of science-based psychology in the development of public policy. Furthermore, APS broadens public understanding of our science by ensuring wide and accurate daily coverage in major news outlets including Scientific American, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal among others.

Awards and Honors

APS honors the accomplishments of Members who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of psychological science. Previous Recipients and Award Information.

And More …

That’s just the tip of the iceberg. APS Members also receive:

Still Have Questions?

Contact the APS Membership Team at member@psychologicalscience.org or by telephone at +1 202.293.9300.