Finding Common Ground Between Classic Learning Theories
In an APS-Psychonomic Society W.K. & K.W. Estes Lecture, APS Past President and US National Medal of Science Laureate Gordon H. Bower delivers a 60-year retrospective on his attempts to integrate the
learning theories of his late mentor William K. Estes with those of the influential learning theorist Clark L. Hull.
Loftus Receives 2016 John Maddox Prize
APS Past President Elizabeth F. Loftus has been awarded the 2016 John Maddox Prize, which honors scientists who have shown courage in promoting science on a matter of public interest in the face of difficulty
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of new research exploring the emergence of flexible communicative signals and emotion-cognition interaction in baboons.
Most students try to make studying and learning as easy and efficient as possible. But research by APS James McKeen Cattell Fellows Elizabeth L. Bjork and Robert A. Bjork shows that many commonly used learning strategies actually are counterproductive.
Remembering George Mandler
A scientist who made historic contributions to the study of memory, consciousness, and emotion is remembered for his interest in the work of young researchers and his efforts to promote their work.
Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science
Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been