Observer Article

Social Policy and Subjective Well-Being

Big Psychology Grants is an occasional series featuring large-scale studies and other notable programs in psychological science. This month, we profile a center that will extend the behavioral economics research […]... More>


Observer Article

Women and Substance Abuse

In the fight against substance abuse, women are battling tougher odds with fewer weapons. That was the message from a panel of behavioral scientists and community health advocates at a […]... More>


Observer Article

Psychologists at Play

Once music is in your blood — or at least in your grey matter — it stays there. For some psychologists, a love of music has meant a lifetime of […]... More>


Presidential Column

The Cognitive Revolution: The Next Wave

Scientific progress sometimes comes not from new methods, but from new concepts, new ways of framing old problems. The cognitive revolution is a wonderful example of this. The language of […]... More>


Observation

Memory on Trial

“I do not recall” may be I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s best defense. Libby, 55, faces charges of perjury, making false statements, and obstructing justice in the investigation of whether Bush […]... More>