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APS Global Collaboration on COVID-19

This important initiative convenes psychological scientists and other behavioral science experts to assess how the field has contributed to combating the COVID-19 pandemic and identify gaps in understanding for new research to address.

Self-Control and Habit Formation

There’s extensive research in APS journals, including “Increasing Vaccination: Putting Psychological Science Into Action” and “Beyond Willpower: Strategies for Reducing Failures of Self-Control” (Psychological Science in the Public Interest).

Research Topic: Epidemics and Public Health Behavior

APS’s partnership with Wiki Education has improved Wikipedia’s coverage of psychological science in thousands of articles. Learn how you can contribute to this work.

Members in the Media

View media coverage of our members’ research and to learn more about how they are sharing psychological science with the public.

Talks by Students and Early-Career Researchers

The Observer features previews of research by up-and-coming voices related to the major themes of the day, including combating stereotypes and bias.

Research Topic: Goals and Motivation

Articles in this collection explore the science involved in topics including self-control, student engagement, athletic performance, money management, and much more.

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Podcasts: Current Directions in Psychological Science

Journal editor Robert Goldstone invites researchers to dive deeper into the compelling insights behind their recently published research.

Podcasts: New Episodes of Under the Cortex

APS’s weekly podcast: the grieving brain, the importance of play during childhood, the impact of online “ghosting,” the problems with eyewitness identification procedures, and much more.

Science Communication

Whether you want to confront conspiracy theories, get your science in the media, or simply reach more followers on social networking platforms, you’ll find a growing list of battle-tested insights and tips in the Communicating Psychological Science column.

More Member News

Read about APS Fellows being selected for prestigious awards and appointments, as well as notable losses among the psychological science community. Visit and follow APS on Twitter (@PsychScience).

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