The year 1988 marked some momentous beginnings: The first edition of Stephen Hawking’s landmark “A Brief History of Time” was… More
APS William James Fellow Steven A. Pinker provides a tour through recent research on the mechanics of common knowledge — and its centrality to everyday life… More
Featured articles: “Why Don’t Psychologists Know More About Childbirth?” and “People Need People: Why Close Relationships Predict Health”… More
APS Fellow Howard C. Nusbaum serves in a leadership position at the National Science Foundation. From this vantage point, he devotes a guest column to discussing how even the most robust science is still vulnerable to human error.
Incorporating psychological research on implicit bias in hiring, the United Kingdom’s Behavioural Insights Team is investigating collaborative ways to help companies select the most qualified candidates for job openings… More
A series of tributes to Jerome “Jerry” Bruner, who died in 2016 at the age of 100, reflects the seminal contributions that led him to be known as the founder of the cognitive revolution. … More