Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science
Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been
Giving Psychological Science Away Online
APS is dedicated to giving psychological science away. Science writer Jason Goldman offers advice for sharing psychological science online. The most urgent problems of our world today are the problems we have made for ourselves.
Stanford SPARQ Sparks Change
When Nalini Ambady joined the Stanford University Department of Psychology in 2011, she successfully lobbied for seed funding to start a new center. She wanted not just a think tank, but a “do tank” that
Achieving ‘Good Article’ Status in Wikipedia
In a senior seminar on language acquisition, a group of seven students successfully edited two Wikipedia articles and achieved Good Article status. A Good Article meets a basic set of criteria that indicate the material is well written, neutral, and appropriately sourced.
Replications are not only one key component of the scientific method, they are also an effective pedagogical tool. With this in mind, we recently launched the Collaboration Replications and Education Project (CREP; rhymes with grape)
The Sounds of Social Life
Among laypersons, psychologists are infamous for two things: their couches and the fact that they always observe people. In many of psychology’s neighboring disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, and primatology, the observation of subjects in their