Observer Article

The IRB Review System: How Do We Know It Works?

This is the second of a two-part series in which the authors consider the effectiveness of the research proposal ethics review process as it has evolved in psychological research in […]... More>


Observer Article

Protection Money: Human Subjects Research Legislation

Quick, name the largest group dedicated to protecting human subjects in research… Okay, time’s up. Does ‘the United States Government’ ring a bell? The federal government has thousands of pages […]... More>


Presidential Column

The Limits of Our Archival Stance (cont.): We Fail to Contribute to Policy Debates

The story so far: I have suggested in previous columns that psychology, perhaps uniquely among the sciences, has adopted the perspective that our task is to discover the basic mechanisms […]... More>


Department Profile

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), one of only 88 Carnegie level-one research universities in the nation, is the largest institution of higher learning in the Chicago area. The […]... More>


Observer Article

Social Cognitive Neuroscience Goes Hollywood

Hollywood’s Sunset Strip has often been the stomping ground of rising stars and glitterati. It was no different earlier this year, when 250 social psychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, brain mappers, neuropsychologists, […]... More>