Peak Science: At 35, the APS Annual Convention Hits Its Stride
The 2023 APS Annual Convention began with a keynote by Catherine Alexandra Hartley (New York University) examining the causes and consequences of exploration across the lifespan.
Decades at the Helm: APS 2023 Convention Honors APS Founding Executive Director Alan G. Kraut
APS Founding Executive Director Alan G. Kraut received a special proclamation for his contributions to APS and the field more broadly.
More Effective Policymaking Keeps the Audience in Mind. Here’s the Science Behind Storytelling
Stories may complement established policy tools. Walsh and colleagues define the elements of storytelling and discuss stories’ key features and functions, providing design principles for policymakers interested in building stories.
Silver Linings in the Demographic Revolution
In her final column as APS President, Alison Gopnik makes the case for more effectively and creatively caring for vulnerable humans at either end of life.
Behavioral Insights in the Global South
Seven authors provide case studies that illustrate both the potential of behavioral science to improve people’s lives and some of the unique challenges of applying it in Global South settings.
Teaching: Big Smile—Distant Diversity Drives Emotion Culture
Why do people from some regions tend to be more extroverted and agreeable than those from other regions? Teaching about the ancestral diversity theory of culture and human emotion.