2017 APS Janet Taylor Spence Awards for Transformative Early Career Contributions
Research by the latest recipients of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions includes romantic relationship initiation, the psychological processes that guide moral judgment, and the link between socioeconomic inequality and children’s cognitive and brain development. This year’s recipients include Paul Eastwick, Kimberly Noble, A. Janet Tomiyama, Elliot Tucker-Drob, and Liane Young.
2017 APS Mentor Awards
Recipients of the APS Mentor Award for 2017 include David M. Buss, University of Texas at Austin; Randall W. Engle, Georgia Institute of Technology; Paul L. Harris, Harvard University; and Phoebe C. Ellsworth, University of Michigan.
Research on Baboons’ Capacity for Speech Sounds Makes International Splash
Having a lower larynx than humans do doesn’t prevent baboons from being able to make human-like vowel sounds.
Bringing Together Cultural Evolution and Cultural Learning
Psychology generally has begun to recognize the importance of integrating and unifying its many diverse interests and accomplishments. As APS Fellow David G. Myers so valuably indicates in “Simulating Cultural Evolution” (Observer, October 2016), it
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
Are Neutral Faces Really Neutral?
When your face is relaxed and visibly devoid of any emotional expression, do people see a neutral affect or do they perceive something else entirely? A symposium at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago