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Why does group categorization matter?

Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at University of Washington and 2018 Alan T. Waterman Award recipient, answers the question on this edition of “Ask a Scientist.”This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery)M…

National Native American Heritage Month – November 2018

NIH Tribal Health Research Office
Dr. Joseph Gone is a clinical-community psychologist and Professor of Anthropology and of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard University. 
In his interdisciplinary scholarship, Gone examines cultural influen…

Sexual &  Gender Minority Health Research: (1) Informatics and Health Policy: Building the Evidence to Improve Transgender Health and (2) Reducing Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minority Individuals

The NIH Sexual& Gender Minority Research Office is pleased to announce our inaugural Investigator Award Program. The Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Investigator Award Program was developed to recognize early-stage investigators who have made substant…

What could make eyewitness testimony more accurate and helpful?

Margaret Bull Kovera, presidential scholar and professor of psychology at John Jay College at City University of New York, answers the question on this edition of “Ask a Scientist.”This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery)

Just remembering the gist of a situation could be a root cause of memory confusion in older adults

Psychological research suggests that memory confusion in older adults is partly caused by their reliance on schematic memory, which helps people remember the gist of an event, but not necessarily the details. The absence of detail-related memory could …

DDM Seminar – The Impact of Civility and Incivility on Worker Productivity

Deputy Director for Management (DDM) Seminar Series
The fourth and final seminar of the FY18 DDM Seminar Series. To receive credit for watching the LIVE Videocast, you need to register for the event in LMS on the morning of the event. Archived Videocas…

DDM Seminar Series with Shawn Achor: Positive Psychology, Productivity and the Science of Happiness

DDM Seminar Series
The fourth and final installment of the FY2017 DDM Seminar Series. To receive credit for watching the LIVE Videocast, you need to register for the event in LMS on the morning of the event. Archived Videocast registration is also avai…

DDM Seminar Series: The Psychology of Great Meetings

DDM Seminar Series
The third installment of the FY2017 DDM Seminar Series. To receive credit for watching the LIVE Videocast, you need to register for the event in LMS on the morning of the event. Archived Videocast registration is also available in LM…

Findings shed light on long-term memory and could advance machine learning technology

Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychologists are the first to link human’s long-term visual memory with how things move. The key, they found, lies in whether we can visually track an object.This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multi…

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources You Can Use

Get an update on Alzheimer’s and dementia issues and resources, including:• What’s new with consumer, caregiver, and professional resources on dementia, including the 24/7 National Alzheimer ’ s Call Center, the NIH Alzheimer ’ s Disease Educatio…