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Observer Article

A Sense of Family: Research in Human Kin Recognition

Humans possess some innate ability to recognize biological relatives — even those they’re encountering for the first time. Scientists are devising cutting-edge methods to advance research on kin recognition. ... More>


Cover Story

Teaching Contentious Classics

Some of the most historic experiments in psychology used methods that today are considered unethical, if not cruel. So do they still belong in psychology textbooks? APS Fellow Carol Tavris explores this and related questions about three classic studies. ... More>


Presidential Column

A New Day for Human Subjects Research Participation

Guest columnist and APS Past President Susan T. Fiske discusses how a recent government initiative can change human subjects protection programs for the better. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Once a Psychopath, Always a Psychopath?” and “The Story of My Life and Yours: Stability and Change” ... More>


Observer Article

Introduction to Meta-Analysis: A Guide for the Novice

Laura C. Wilson of University of Mary Washington offers an introductory guide for researchers new to meta-analysis. ... More>