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Observer Article

The Academic Time-Share

Psychological scientists in academia are increasingly dividing their time among several departments. A new research initiative aims to uncover the effects of this phenomenon. ... More>


Introducing the Kavli HUMAN Project

Psychological science now has its own answer to the Human Genome Project: the Kavli HUMAN Project. ... More>


Presidential Column

Psychology, Open Science, and Government: The Opportunity

This is a thumbnail of a portrait photograph of David Yokum.

Psychological scientists are being explicitly invited to a prime spot in government policy development. Guest columnist David Yokum of the US government’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Team urges APS members to accept that invitation — and explains why they should bring their blossoming open science practices with them. ... More>


Observation

National Museum of Psychology on the Way

The University of Akron is launching a crowdsourcing campaign to build the first ever National Museum of Psychology, complete with artifacts from the history of the profession. ... More>


Cover Story

March Methodology Madness

Every spring, March Madness hits college basketball in the US. The Observer borrows the tournament’s nickname to spotlight innovations and trends in research practices. In our annual March Methodology Madness issue, we report on the latest tools and techniques that psychological scientists are pioneering and employing to advance the study of the human condition. ... More>