Observation

Exhibit on the Mind Features Psychological Science

A major new exhibition at the Exploratorium in San Francisco is highlighting psychological science.  Mind is a collection of 40 interactive exhibits designed to teach the public about psychological processes […]... More>


Member Article

Replicating Milgram

Last month, we featured IRB best practices (“IRBs: Navigating the Maze” November 2007 Observer), and got the ball rolling with strategies and tips that psychological scientists have found to work. […]... More>


Cover Story

Understanding the Have-Knots

“I can’t express anger. I grow a tumor instead.” —Woody Allen You live in a majorly stressed out world. You’re never very far from a ringing cell phone or a […]... More>


Member Article

NIH Examines Peer Review

Peer review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is getting an in-depth look, with the official goal of “optimizing its efficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure that the NIH […]... More>


Psychological Science Around the World

Asian Psychology Coming of Age

During the late 1970s, I was an undergraduate at Kyoto University. I chose to major in psychology, but I was deeply puzzled by one fact: Why was it that not […]... More>