Many scientists turn to Google Scholar for literature searches, tracking citation counts, and accessing preprints and published articles. But now… More
The William K. and Katherine W. Estes Fund, which was created to honor the legacy of influential psychological scientist Bill… More
Individuals’ bodies and their abilities to act within their environments shape their perceptions of their surroundings, says psychological scientist Jessica Witt, Colorado State University. Witt discussed the psychophysics experiments she’s conducted to demonstrate these perceptions during one of four presentations in a Presidential Symposium chaired by Susan Goldin-Meadow. … More
APS Fellow Sian L. Beilock, an award-winning scientist who has extensively researched people’s performance under pressure, has been named President of Barnard College effective July 1. … More
Psychological scientist Laurie R. Santos of Yale University says that her cognitive experiments with monkeys and dogs suggests that humans’ unique ability to understand others’ mental states can, in many cases, actually cause us to confuse that thinking with our own. See her complete presentation at the 29th APS Annual Convention in Boston. … More
In the Fred A. Kavli Keynote Address at the 29th APS Annual Convention, APS Fellow Lila R.Gleitman shared her six decades of theoretical and empirical work on the remarkably sophisticated way that children acquire language. See the complete presentation.