Observer Article

The IAT: How and When It Works

“Left…right…left…right” could be heard echoing from the Hilton Washington’s Military Room during the APS 19th Annual Convention.  And while the chorus may have sounded like boot camp exercises to curious […]... More>


Member Article

Replicating Milgram

Last month, we featured IRB best practices (“IRBs: Navigating the Maze” November 2007 Observer), and got the ball rolling with strategies and tips that psychological scientists have found to work. […]... More>


Cover Story

Understanding the Have-Knots

“I can’t express anger. I grow a tumor instead.” —Woody Allen You live in a majorly stressed out world. You’re never very far from a ringing cell phone or a […]... More>


Member Article

NIH Examines Peer Review

Peer review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is getting an in-depth look, with the official goal of “optimizing its efficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure that the NIH […]... More>


Psychological Science Around the World

Asian Psychology Coming of Age

During the late 1970s, I was an undergraduate at Kyoto University. I chose to major in psychology, but I was deeply puzzled by one fact: Why was it that not […]... More>