National Academies Recommend Integrating Behavioral Science and National Security
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have published a new study reviewing existing and potential connections between the behavioral sciences and the intelligence community.
Policy Statements on the Effects of Media Overlook Scientific Complexity
Organizations and associations have issued statements about the effects of media exposure, but many such statements do not accurately reflect the available scientific evidence, researchers find.
Listen Now: “Psych in the City” Podcast Miniseries
The Lab @ DC, a research team of applied scientists with in the Washington, DC city government, recorded a series of three podcasts with psychological scientists at the 30th APS Annual Convention. Listen to them now!
NSF Announces New Policies to Protect Researchers From Harassment
The National Science Foundation has announced new efforts to combat harassment of members of the research community. Organizations that receive grants from NSF will be required to report findings of sexual harassment to NSF.
Psychological Scientists Advocate for Value of Animal Research, Transparency
Nearly 600 individuals, including APS Fellows and other psychological scientists, have backed an open letter published in USA TODAY urging public support for animal research.
Graphic Warning Labels Linked to Reduced Sugary Drink Purchases
Warning labels that include photos linking sugary drink consumption with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and tooth decay may reduce purchases of the drinks, a field study shows.