Observation

Planet of the … Dogs?

If you are a sci-fi fan, you know that Earth’s future is pretty bleak. Forget global warming. The true doom of our species bides its time in our zoos and […]... More>


Observation

The Banality of Evil

APS Fellow and Charter Member Philip Zimbardo calls it his own “evil of inaction,” and he has been making amends for it for more than three decades. The Stanford University […]... More>


Presidential Column

The True Meaning of Research Participation

I’ve been doing a happy dance lately, ever since learning that a manuscript I contributed to was recently accepted for publication in Psychological Science. In fact, I’m just about as […]... More>


Observation

Brewer Award for Perlman

Baron Perlman, Chief Editor of the “Teaching Tips” column in the Observer since 1994, has received the American Psychological Association’s Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, recognizing a […]... More>


Observation

Statistical Reform in Psychology

New research published in the March issue of Psychological Science suggests that efforts to improve statistical practices in psychological research may be paying off. Geoff Cumming, Fiona Fidler, and colleagues […]... More>