Newport, Kahana Honored by the Society of Experimental Psychologists
APS William James Fellow Elissa Newport of Georgetown University and APS Fellow Michael Kahana of the University of Pennsylvania received special awards at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists.
The US Office of Evaluation Sciences Releases 2016-2017 Results
The US Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES), a team of social and behavioral scientists tasked with designing and testing evidence-based interventions within the federal government, has released the results of their most recent evaluations of government programs.
Tools to Drive Eco-Friendly Behaviors
Can a human-machine interface encourage drivers to engage in more eco-friendly behaviors behind the wheel?
A Conversation With Nour Kteily and Emile Bruneau
Nour Kteily and Emile Bruneau discuss the psychological science that led to their article “Darker Demons of our Our Nature: The Need to (Re)Focus Attention on Blatant Forms of Dehumanization.”
Bringing Precision Treatment to Mental Health Care
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Robert J. DeRubeis is applying actuarial modeling to mental health care to improve treatment selection and ensure that patients receive care that meets their individual needs.
Sidebar: The Dot-Probe Task
In the dot-probe task, participants viewed a pair of emotionally evocative images or words presented simultaneously. The stimuli were then immediately removed, and a probe replaced one of the images on the screen. Participants were