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Observation

Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking by Richard E. Nisbett; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, August 18, 2015. The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral […]... More>


Observer Article

Not Just Fun and Games

Psychological scientist Daphne Bavelier remains astounded by her observation that short periods of action-based video-game training nearly erased the gender difference found in geometric mental-rotation tasks. Jeffrey Y. Lin, Bavelier’s copresenter, describes his experience using gaming data to combat online harassment. ... More>


Suicide: Where We Are, Where We’re Going, and What’s Keeping Us From Getting There

There is no area of research that brings a complex array of ethical issues into sharp focus more than conducting treatment trials when the focus is on decreasing suicidal behavior […]... More>


Moral Suspicion Trickles Down the Corporate Ladder

Rank-and-file employees suffer more reputational damage from an association with an unethical supervisor compared to an unethical subordinate. ... More>


Presidential Column

Thoughts on the Future of Data Sharing

APS President Nancy Eisenberg warns that recent federal policy changes on scientific data sharing could threaten the quality of data, the privacy of research participants, and even the design of studies. ... More>