February 2013 Volume 26, Number 2

Observation

Lipsitt Honored by American Humane Association

APS Fellow Lewis Lipsitt received the Vincent De Francis Award at the American Humane Association’s 18th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect in Washington, DC. ... More>


Observation

New Editorial Team for the New Year

Psychological Science marks the completion of the transition from Rob Kail’s editorship to that of the journal’s new Editor in Chief, Eric Eich. ... More>


Observation

Which Study Strategies Make the Grade?

Some of the most popular study strategies don’t show much promise for improving student learning, according to a new report published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest. ... More>


Student Notebook

Untangling the Web

The difficulties we graduate students face when conducting research include an over-reliance on the psychology research pool for participants; inability to access a unique population; and having little money to compensate participants. Internet technology offers new options for gaining access to participants ... More>


Cover Story

Why Love Literally Hurts

Most of us see the connection between social and physical pain as a figurative one. We agree that “love hurts,” but we don’t think it hurts the way that, say, being kicked in the shin hurts. At the same time, life often presents a compelling argument that the two types of pain share a common source. ... More>