APS Fellows Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (left, Temple University) and Roberta M. Golinkoff (University of Delaware) discuss the difficulties and rewards of balancing basic research with applied science during their APS James McKeen Cattell Award Address.
(From left) APS Fellow Saul Kassin, documentarian Sarah Burns, and Yusef Salaam, one of the men exonerated in the notorious Central Park Five rape case, discuss the ramifications and outcome of the case 26 years later.
White Americans who have few White neighbors tend to perceive more anti-White discrimination than White Americans with many White neighbors, reports Past APS Board Member Jennifer A. Richeson (Northwestern University) at a Symposium Sunday presentation.
Theresa Hoffman (right) missed her graduation from St. Catherine University to present her research on how female college students balance work, life, and school. Hoffman’s collaborators, Andrea M. Olson (pictured) and Anne Williams-Wengerd, surprise her with an impromptu celebration.
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan signs a copy of her DBT Skills Training Manual.
For his foundational and ground-breaking contributions to the field of cognitive epidemiology, APS Fellow Ian J. Deary (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom) receives the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from APS President Nancy Eisenberg (Arizona State University).
APS Board Member Wendy Berry Mendes (left), University of California, San Francisco, presents Jessica K. Witt, Colorado State University, with the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Early Career Contributions. Witt studies how people’s ability — or inability — to act in a specific situation influences their spatial perception.
Baruch College undergraduate students Carolina Montes (left) and Stephanie King (middle) present their research on “Idiographic Everyday Problem Solving Among Young, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults” in the Exhibit Hall.
Today, parents wanting the best for their children’s intellectual development can turn to a number of “educational” digital apps, a variety of “brain-based” teaching strategies and curricula, and a never-ending stream of videos, toys, games
APS Past President Michael S. Gazzaniga’s illustrious career as a researcher, an intellectual, and an advocate for science has led to his elections to the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences
A panel of regulation experts explains how the capacity develops from infancy through adolescence.
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