Psychology in the Arab Region: A Critical Perspective on Challenges and Ways Forward
Five psychologists delve into the realities of doing psychology for many students, scholars, and practitioners in the Arab region and provide recommendations for advancing psychological science in non-WEIRD countries.
New APS Board Members Look to Strategic Plan, Emerging Researchers to Advance the Science
Three influential psychological scientists known for their work involving behavior change, intergroup relations, and memory have joined the APS Board of Directors for 2022–2023.
How the Classics Changed Research Ethics
Some of history’s most controversial psychology studies helped drive extensive protections for human research participants. Some say those reforms went too far.
Love Lets Us Learn: Psychological Science Makes the Case for Policies That Help Children
APS President Alison Gopnik discusses the increasing amount of scientific evidence that our experiences as children shape our adult lives.
What’s in a Word? Computational Modeling Puts the Science of How We Learn Language to the Test
Language, whether spoken or read, is a tool that is constantly changing and growing, but research demonstrates that it may still be possible to pin down how it functions at its core.
Experimental Methods Are Not Neutral Tools
Ana Sofia Morais and Ralph Hertwig explain how experimental psychologists have painted too negative a picture of human rationality, and how their pessimism is rooted in a seemingly mundane detail: methodological choices.