Stories in Action
Stories may complement established policy tools. Walsh and colleagues define the elements of storytelling and discuss stories’ key features and functions, providing design principles for policymakers interested in building stories.
Funding and Policy: Will U.K. Psychological Scientists Be Eligible for Horizon Europe Funding?
The issue of U.K. participation in a post-Brexit setting has been complicated by the lack of a formal agreement between the United Kingdom and European Union for participation in Horizon Europe. With the Windsor Framework signed, hope remains that a deal can be reached.
Academic Freedom Is Central to Scientific Progress
APS calls on governments and governing bodies to protect and promote academic freedom around the world.
Careers Up Close: Andy DeSoto on Optimism, Self-Awareness, and the Gratifying Work of Science Advocacy
Cognitive psychologist Andy DeSoto was a key member of the APS staff for 7 years and leaves a legacy that includes a highly impactful government relations and policy program.
Underweight and Overexposed: How Women’s Perceptions of Thinness Are Distorted
Recent research suggests that women’s judgments about other women’s bodies can be biased by an overrepresentation of thinness. Sean Devine explains these findings and elaborates on their implications for policy.
Applying Psychological Science to Educational Policy and Practice: COVID-19 and the College Admissions Process
In a July 21 webinar produced by the APS Global Collaboration on COVID-19, four speakers from multiple areas of research and practice discussed how the pandemic has magnified interest in research on test-optional policies for college admissions.