APS Joins With Other Science Organizations to Oppose Administration’s Travel Ban
The scientific community, including APS, is continuing to voice strong concerns about the effects on research and education of proposed restrictions on travel and immigration to the US. In a joint letter to President Trump
District of Columbia Turns to Science to Improve City Operations
Psychological scientist David Yokum is leading an integrative team of scientists that is helping the District of Columbia conduct controlled trials designed to address affordable housing, policing, and other issues facing the city.
Behavioral ‘Nudges’ Offer a Cost-Effective Policy Tool
A study examining the cost-effectiveness of nudges and typical policy interventions shows that nudges often yield high returns at a low cost.
Summer Program Provides Undergraduates With Hands-On Training in Alcohol Research
In the summer of 2016, seven undergraduate students from across the United States participated in the University of Missouri’s first Alcohol Research Training Summer School (MU-ARTSS), an internship geared toward training students from diverse backgrounds
Justice Department Turns to Psychological Science to Improve Eyewitness Identifications
The US Department of Justice draws on psychological research to identify best practices in eyewitness identification procedures.
Meet Crystal C. Hall, Office of Evaluation Sciences Fellow
Bringing Psychological Science to Public Policy: Meet Crystal C. Hall, Office of Evaluation Sciences Fellow A number of psychological scientists are engaged in the US government’s efforts to improve public programs and policies. The Office of