Behavioral Insights in the Global South
Seven authors provide case studies that illustrate both the potential of behavioral science to improve people’s lives and some of the unique challenges of applying it in Global South settings.
The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Psychological Science Timeline
COVID-19 remains a reality around the world, but the pandemic itself has largely receded. We’ve created a timeline of some of the ways in which APS and psychological science more broadly have responded to COVID-19.
Careers Up Close: Joel Anderson on Gender and Sexual Prejudices, the Freedoms of Academic Research, and the Importance of Collaboration
Joel Anderson, a senior research fellow at both Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University, researches group processes, with a specific interest on prejudice, stigma, and stereotypes.
Up-and-Coming Voices: Informing Public Health Through Psychological Science
Previews of relevant research by students and early-career scientists.
Friend and Foe: How Inflammation Fights Disease and Fuels Depression
Our immune system uses inflammation to fend off infection and heal injuries, but when this system is overburdened, inflammation can also fuel mental health conditions.
The Value of Values in Poverty Reduction
Anti-poverty programs in the developing world often sputter because they clash with local culture and values. But researchers are finding success with programs that align with the tenets of the communities they’re trying to help.