Applied Psychology

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You’re Invited: Share Your Thoughts About the State of Our Science

The year 1988 marked some momentous beginnings: The first edition of Stephen Hawking’s landmark “A Brief History of Time” was published. The Phantom of the Opera opened to become one of the longest running Broadway plays ever. Adele was born. And in the field of psychological science, the most important More

A recent experiment at Google suggests there’s a simple way to stop mindless snacking at work

Business Insider: They looked like any other Googlers, tapping away on their laptops while sitting in a common area in the Google New York office. But in reality, they were spies. Scientists had sent them there on a single reconnaissance mission: Observe the snack choices people made while walking through More

Making Science ‘Edible’

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, and other products all purportedly grounded in the latest research on brain development and learning. More