Association for Psychological Science

The Association for Psychological Science, (APS) formerly known as American Psychological Society is a professional association formed to advance the study, research and advancement of the study of psychological sciences. APS was founded in 1988 and today has 20,000 members including academics, psychologists, researchers and teachers. APS publishes the journal Psychological Science and other psychological science related journals. APS has on-line resources and features periodic podcasts on popular psychology subjects.

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Implicit attitudes can change over the long term

Data from more than 4 million tests completed between 2004 and 2016 show that Americans' attitudes toward certain social groups are becoming less biased over time, according to research published in Psychological Science, ...

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Our social judgments reveal a tension between morals and statistics

People make statistically-informed judgments about who is more likely to hold particular professions even though they criticize others for the same behavior, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal ...

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The joy of giving lasts longer than the joy of getting

The happiness we feel after a particular event or activity diminishes each time we experience that event, a phenomenon known as hedonic adaptation. But giving to others may be the exception to this rule, according to research ...

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Gender bias sways how we perceive competence in faces

Faces that are seen as competent are also perceived as more masculine, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

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Touch can produce detailed, lasting memories

Exploring objects through touch can generate detailed, durable memories for those objects, even when we don't intend to memorize the object's details, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of ...

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The illusion of multitasking boosts performance

Our ability to do things well suffers when we try to complete several tasks at once, but a series of experiments suggests that merely believing that we're multitasking may boost our performance by making us more engaged in ...

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Psychological science can make your meetings better

Drawing from almost 200 scientific studies on workplace meetings, a team of psychological scientists provides recommendations for making the most out of meetings before they start, as they're happening, and after they've ...

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People link body shapes with personality traits

When we meet new people, our first impressions of their personality may depend, at least in part, on their body shape, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological ...

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