December 2009 issue of The Observer


Digital Divide: Ways to Include the Aging Population in the Technology Revolution

Technology is no longer what it used to be: Computers long-ago replaced typewriters and telephone landlines are in rapid decline. Technological advances are being made every day, making many of […]... More>


Angry Faces: The Link Between Facial Structure and Aggression

Angry words and gestures are not the only way to get a sense of how temperamental a person is. According to new findings in Psychological Science, a quick glance at […]... More>


Institutional Research Productivity in Psychological Science

We recently examined institutional research productivity in the flagship APS journal, Psychological Science (PS). A research productivity study is a weighted empirical count of the institutions or individuals publishing in […]... More>

Cover Story

The Psychology and Power of False Confessions

On July 8, 1997, Bill Bosko returned to his home in Norfolk, Virginia, after a week at sea to find his wife murdered in their bedroom. A few hours later, […]... More>