New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of research on transparency in characterizing past knowledge, psychology’s contributions to anti-blackness in the U.S., questioning the value of reflexivity statements in research, conceptions of self-control, and much more.
America Goes About Juvenile Crime Sentencing All Wrong
“I helped a so-called friend commit armed robbery and murder back in 1994,” explained Ming Ho, a Michigan prison inmate who first wrote me in 2015 upon spotting a math error in one of my
I, Psychologist: Exploring the Ethical Hurdles and Clinical Advantages of AI in Healthcare
Patients are often resistant to the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. But AI-assisted care could usher in a new era of personalized medicine.
Eyewitness Error: Malleable Memories, Flawed Legal Processes, and an Opportunity to Train
First PSPI Live explores a 2021 case for testing a witness’s memory of a suspect only once.
Texas Is About to Execute a Woman for Her Daughter’s Death. But She May Well Be Innocent
The clock is ticking. On April 27, the state of Texas is scheduled to execute by lethal injection 53 year-old Melissa Lucio. In 2008, Ms. Lucio was convicted largely on the basis of a confession for
False Confessions: A Current Matter of Life and Death
On April 27, Melissa Lucio is scheduled to be executed in Texas for the alleged murder of her 2-year-old daughter. APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Saul Kassin explains how the psychological science on false confessions relates to this life-or-death case.