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New Psychological Science Associate Editor Reid Hastie

Reid Hastie cuts straight to the point like it’s his job. And as new associate editor of Psychological Science, it will be. “I much prefer short empirical reports to the […]... More>


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Cultural Psychology: Studying More Than the ‘Exotic Other’

In psychology departments across the country, a growing number of psychologists are doing something called “cultural psychology.” As they unpack their experiences and observations, unveil their theories and methods, and […]... More>


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NIH Research Under Scrutiny

Research funded by the National Institutes of Health that focuses on sexual behavior and HIV has come under fire recently by critics, and Congress is involved in the controversy as […]... More>


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Rigor, Relevance, and Utilization

The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 established a new organization within the U.S. Department of Education, the Institute of Education Sciences. The statutory mission of IES is to expand […]... More>


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Reading and Writing; Speaking and Listening

The literature. What are we to do about it? It mushrooms, it expands, it explodes. Every day there are more and more journals and books. Our desks pile high with […]... More>