Cliven Bundy, Donald Sterling, and the Science of Moral Judgments
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy are the latest in a long line of public figures — Paula Deen, Mel Gibson, Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson — whose remarks have
Multiple Methods Reveal the Complexities of Neurocognitive Development
The adult brain is often used as a model for understanding both typical and atypical development, but in reality the brain is different in infancy and is constantly changing in response to both genetic and
Items From Classic Experiment on Display at the 2014 APS Convention
Original uniforms and other artifacts from the historic Stanford Prison Experiment, in which social psychology pioneer and APS Fellow Philip G. Zimbardo examined how college students reacted to being placed in a simulated prison environment
Scholarship Fund Established in Memory of Varda Shoham
Clinical Psychological Science lost one of its leading voices in March when Varda Shoham, an APS Board Member, passed away after a 4-year battle with cancer. Shoham’s husband and research collaborator, Michael Rohrbaugh, has established
Translating Psychological Science to Law (and Back)
My guest columnists this month are Jerry Kang, the Korea Times-Hankook Ilbo Chair in Korean American Studies and Law at UCLA, and APS Fellow Nilanjana Dasgupta, a professor of psychology at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Psychological research is revealing that facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communications may have culturally specific identifiers, contrary to long-held beliefs about cultural commonalities in emotion cues.