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The Tradition of Experimentalism in Psychology

It is useful to compare the customs of psychology with scientifically adjacent "tribes" such as sociology, cognitive science, and anthropology, and even more distant tribes such as literary criticism and philosophy. ... More>


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Getting Ahead of the Curve: Anticipating Future Policy Needs in Today’s Research

The story to date. At unpredictable times, some current event, itself unpredictable, throws an issue onto the “national public agenda.” September 11th threw terrorism onto the national agenda, where it […]... More>


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Gaining Traction for Psychology in the Public Arena

Darley In previous columns, I expressed concerns about the relative lack of psychology’s presence in the public policy arena, and examined some of the reasons for that absence. Here, I […]... More>


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A New Age of Exploration

Advances in science and engineering have the potential to increase our security and economic prosperity, and improve the quality of our lives. But they also dismay many of us. In […]... More>


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Psychology Should Be in Dialogue with Bioethics

The argument of many of these columns to date is that psychological science needs to figure more in worlds of public policy formulation. But I have found myself, a psychologist […]... More>