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Observer Article

Strengthening Public Policy With Science

As a behavioral scientist at RAND Corporation, Coreen Farris is seeing her research inform US policy pursuits, including the burgeoning initiative to eliminate sexual assaults in the military. ... More>


A Solo Traveler’s Guide to Meeting People


Observation

Fast-Tracking Intimacy

A close relationship between two people can take months, even years, to develop — it simply takes time to feel comfortable enough with another person to reveal the parts of […]... More>


Observer Article

Journals, Journals, Journals

As the field’s highest ranked empirical journal reaches its silver anniversary, we republish the inaugural editorial written by its founding editor, the late cognitive psychologist William K. Estes — who worked on the early issues in the same corner of the same house where William James authored Principles of Psychology a century earlier. Psychological Science introduced a number of innovations and led to a number of changes in journals across the field more generally. ... More>