Cover Story

A New Game Plan for Psychological Science

In the spirit of the “March Madness” college basketball tournament in the US, the Observer showcases the latest methodological innovations in the psychological research playbook. ... More>


Presidential Column

Igniting the BRAIN Initiative

The Obama administration’s BRAIN initiative is driving remarkable collaboration among scientists from diverse fields. Guest columnist Miyoung Chun reflects on the project’s origin, in which she played a seminal role. ... More>


Observer Article

Giving Psychological Science Away Online

Sharing scientific findings on social media is more worthwhile — and less time-consuming — than many researchers think, says psychological scientist and science writer Jason Goldman. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Nalini Ambady

A world-renowned social psychologist is remembered for her inspiring mentorship and her groundbreaking research on nonverbal behavior and interpersonal judgments. ... More>


Observer Article

Stanford SPARQ Sparks Change

A new center honors Nalini Ambady’s legacy by sharing social psychological innovations with people working to fight racism, poverty, and other societal problems. ... More>