Observation

Books to Check Out: March 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Human Brand: How We Relate to People, Products, and Companies by Chris Malone and Susan T. Fiske; Jossey-Bass, September 30, 2013. The […]... More>


Observation

Well-Being May Influence Altruism

Exceptionally altruistic acts — such as donating a kidney to a stranger — are more common in areas where people report higher levels of well-being, according to a study led by Georgetown University researchers. ... More>


Observation

McClelland, Spelke Honored by NAS

APS William James Fellows James L. McClelland and Elizabeth S. Spelke are the recipients of the inaugural National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in […]... More>


Student Notebook

Collecting Data in the Field

Collecting data in a lab is a useful skill to develop as a graduate student; however, scientists in more applied areas of psychology find it necessary to conduct research that has real-life application. ... More>