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Observation

Anger Linked With Better Health in Some Cultures

“Many of us in Western societies naively believe that anger is bad for health, and beliefs like these appear to be bolstered by recent scientific findings,” says APS Fellow Shinobu […]... More>


Observation

Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Psychology of Eating and Drinking: 4th Edition by Alexandra W. Logue; Routledge, December 10, 2014. Me, Myself, and Us: The Science of […]... More>


How Hierarchy Can Help Teams Scale New Heights

A new study analyzing data from Himalayan mountain climbers finds that hierarchy within high-stakes teams can both improve and undermine performance. ... More>


How Do We Grow To Like The Foods We Once Hated?


Observer Article

A Conversation With James S. Jackson

A presidentially appointed term on the US National Science Board is the latest milestone in James S. Jackson’s distinguished career, which included a leading role in revolutionizing survey research methodology for the study of racial disparities in physical and mental health. This renowned social psychological scientist sat down with Alan Kraut, APS Executive Director, for some unscripted reflections. ... More>