New Insights Into Eyewitness Memory From Groundbreaking Replication Initiative

An innovative research replication initiative confirms earlier findings that asking witnesses to provide a verbal description of a suspect can impair their ability to select that suspect from a lineup. More>

      

APS Fellow Jennifer L. Eberhardt Named 2014 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow

Social psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt was awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding research on the psychological association between race and crime.

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Cruise Control May Prevent Speeding, But Slow Reaction Times

New research finds that cruise control can help drivers stick to the speed limit, but may also have a negative impact on reaction time and attention to the road.

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Facial Piercings Can Still Hurt Your Chances of Getting Hired

Although piercings and tattoos are increasingly common, a new study finds that even college students still carry negative views of facial piercings in the workplace.

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A Closer Look at the Face in Your Toast

We often see images and words where none actually exist. Psychological scientists are taking a closer look at the neural functions behind this behavior.

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Integrative Approach Strengthens Developmental Research

Psychological scientists are beginning to reach across their various disciplines to create a more integrative, inclusive science, using a variety of methods and tools.

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Great Apes Share Our Ability to Predict Goal-Oriented Actions

Great apes' eye movements suggest that, like humans, they can anticipate the goal of another individual's movement.

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