Reflections on the Failure of Ignorance to Recognize Itself
Distinguished Lecturer David Dunning of Cornell University explores research into the accuracy — and, more commonly, the errors — of human judgment.
The Anatomy of Everyday Hatred
It’s hard to outdo Medea for raw hatred. Thrown over by her husband Jason for another woman, the mythic sorceress takes revenge by poisoning her rival and, just for good measure, her rival’s father. Then
Overcoming ‘Us’ and ‘Them’
In a lively keynote address at the 2014 APS Annual Convention, APS Past President Mahzarin R. Banaji explains how our tendency to divide ourselves into groups operates beneath our awareness.
Stay Connected at the 26th APS Annual Convention
The 26th APS Annual Convention is fast approaching! Download the mobile app, and stay connected with up-to-date convention information at your fingertips. The app is available on iPhone, iPad, and Android. Once downloaded, the app
Psychological research has shown the value of diversity in improving the quality of decisions while also promoting social and cultural goals of providing equal opportunity regardless of social-group membership. Although we generally think of diversity
Robinson to Speak on Motivation, Addiction
APS Fellow Terry E. Robinson is the recipient of a 2014 William James Fellow Award. Robinson, Elliot S. Valenstein Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Michigan, will deliver his award