Chemistry Between People: A Sum of Their Connections
Have you ever felt a special “spark” with someone—an intense bond with a potential partner, friend, or colleague? If so, you probably thought you experienced “chemistry.” Literary references to interpersonal chemistry appeared as early as 1590
The Magnitude of Our Mythology
Jennifer L. Eberhardt and Jennifer A. Richeson explore the persistent mythology of racial progress–a prevailing narrative that progress toward racial equality is steadily, linearly, naturally, and automatically getting better across time.
The Grand Challenges of Psychological Science
An unprecedented confluence of forces has created what many psychological scientists consider an existential threat to the field. APS members share their concerns and hopes.
Mobility and Opportunity Across the Lifespan
Researchers explore the science of what changes, and what stays the same, as we age. Topics include the lifelong impact of childhood experiences, mitochondria’s powerful role in healthy aging, and the need for a new “map of life” as life expectancies increase.
Charting a New Map of Life
A conversation between Jennifer L. Eberhardt and Laura L. Carstensen about lengthening life expectancies, recasting the built environment, and rethinking social norms.
Childhood Residue in the Aging Body
Science explores the formidable link between our earliest life experiences and our health in old age.