In This Issue: The Preregistration Discourse, Dogs' Social Skills,

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In an experiment involving 60 dogs, Hungarian researchers found evidence that the animals possess a more sophisticated perception of social processes than previously thought. Fetch more information.
Open-science advocates are encouraging researchers to preregister their hypotheses and methods before embarking on studies. D. Stephen Lindsay, Editor in Chief of APS's flagship journal Psychological Science, provides a comprehensive explanation of preregistration and explains how the journal is recognizing this practice. Meanwhile, APS President Susan Goldin-Meadow discusses some of her concerns about preregistration.
A study using eye-tracking technology sheds light on our capacity to recall faces or objects that we saw incidentally -- while we were looking for something or someone else. The findings may have implications for research on eyewitness memory. It's worth remembering this information.

An international team of researchers has shown why paying people to raise money for a cause they already support might actually impede fundraising success. There's a generous amount of detail ahead.

SA Journal of Industrial Psychology
Editor: Melinde Coetzee
Technology has allowed modern workers to be constantly connected. So how do they feel about the impact that communications devices have on their lives? South African scientists used a qualitative research design to find out. Their analysis indicates that people generally view their experiences with smartphones, email, and wireless networks as more positive than negative. Learn more.

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