A Call for the Positive: Why Young Psychological Scientists Should Take Positive Psychology Seriously
Although there are benefits to studying the faults in airplanes that cause crashes, would it not be better to study the mechanisms that allow flight?
Making Statistics Personal
Duke University psychological scientist Gregory Samanez-Larkin has developed an accessible way to teach statistical analysis — having students examine data about their own health.
Students Learn Science Communication Through Wikiversity
With the help of a grant from the APS Teaching Fund, students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are learning how to gather, evaluate, and disseminate psychological science on Wikipedia’s sister site.
The 2018–2019 APS Board
Barbara Tversky becomes Board President as Suparna Rajaram moves to Immediate Past President. Lisa Feldman Barrett steps in as President-Elect, and Vonnie C. McLoyd and Maryanne Garry begin terms as Members-at-Large.
Newcombe, King Will Be New APS Journal Editors
APS Fellows Nora S. Newcombe and Laura A. King will become editors of Psychological Science in the Public Interest and Perspectives in Psychological Science.
’Playing Games With Basic Research’
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Richard E. Mayer addresses the weak evidence for cognitive benefits attributed to computer games.