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Spelke Awarded Heineken Prize

This is a photo of Elizabeth Spelke.

APS William James Fellow Elizabeth S. Spelke of Harvard University, a leading psychological scientist and specialist on the cognitive development of infants, recently received the C. L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Sciences from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. ... More>

Sophisticated Communication from 8-Month-Old Babies

Presidential Column

Preregistration, Replication, and Nonexperimental Studies

Following up on her September column, APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow addresses scientists’ concerns about the risks of marginalizing studies that don’t fit well with preregistration protocols. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring semantic inhibition in toddlers and beliefs about the causal structure of self-concept. ... More>

Babies’ Spatial Reasoning Predicts Later Math Skills

Findings from a longitudinal study show that spatial reasoning measured in infancy predicts how children do at math at four years of age. ... More>