Some of the most historic experiments in psychology used methods that today are considered unethical, if not cruel. So do they still belong in psychology textbooks? APS Fellow Carol Tavris explores this and related questions about three classic studies.
Guest columnist and APS Past President Susan T. Fiske discusses how a recent government initiative can change human subjects protection programs for the better. More>
Science is identifying variations in the way individuals respond to their addictions. APS William James Fellow Terry E. Robinson discloses how this research could help identify addicts most at risk… More>
Psychology is a science that naturally lends itself to storytelling. APS Fellow Janet Ruscher identifies a trio of critical ingredients for making those stories compelling. More>
Sight restoration, religious diversity, and cultural influences on visual processing are among the research areas being supported by 2014–2015 James McKeen Cattell Fund Fellowships. Recipients of this year’s fellowships are… More>
Humans possess some innate ability to recognize biological relatives — even those they’re encountering for the first time. Scientists are devising cutting-edge methods to advance research on kin recognition. More>
An innovative research replication initiative involving multiple labs following a shared, vetted study protocol supports earlier findings that asking witnesses to provide a verbal description of a suspect can impair… More>