Observation

Observations

Coming of Age on the Internet In the mid-90s, it seemed that teens were sacrificing real relationships for superficial cyber-relationships with strangers.Is this still true? Social scientists are revisiting those […]... More>


Observation

Stigma, His and Hers

The mentally ill don’t get a fair shake in this country. Many employers don’t want to hire them, and health insurers don’t want to pay for their treatment. Even within […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Cutting IQ Down to Size?

Richard Nisbett engages in wishful thinking (“All Brains are the Same Color,” Observer, February, 2009). We published an editorial about the James Watson affair in November last year (J. P. […]... More>


Presidential Column

Beyond Nature vs. Nurture: Philosophical Insights From Molecular Biology

The “new genetics” research in molecular biology, as this month’s invited Presidential Column by Frances Champagne illustrates, has important implications for psychological science (so important, in fact, that it will […]... More>


Cover Story

Rising Stars

In case there was any doubt, the future of psychological science is in good hands. We present another installment of “Rising Stars,” the series profiling exemplars of today’s young psychological […]... More>