In her final column as APS President, Barbara Tversky embraces perspectives from other fields — including the arts — as a catalyst for scientific innovation.
Philosophy and Psychological Science: Let’s Revive the Cognitive Revolution!
Developing a “true cognitive science” will depend on the integration of philosophy and psychological science, says researcher Valeria Giardino in a guest column.
Imagining Other Perspectives
APS President Barbara Tversky identifies the thought processes that have led to advances in cancer treatment, learning through artificial intelligence, reliable economic forecasts, and more.
The Geometry of Thought
APS President Barbara Tversky walks readers through the lines, loops, and zig-zags we follow between places, memories, and ideas.
The Objectivity Illusion in Medical Practice
Medical professionals are in no way immune to pitfalls in judgment and decision-making. Guest columnists Don Redelmeier of the University of Toronto and APS Fellow Lee Ross of Stanford University discuss how psychological science can help physicians recognize the biases that affect their practices.
Findings and concepts in psychological science can spark not only educational innovation, but new ways to assess whether specific teaching methods are effective, APS Fellow Stephen M. Kosslyn says in a guest column.