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Most people aren’t resilient to life’s hardships, researchers find


Natural Resilience to Major Life Stressors Not So Common

A new analysis indicates that when confronted with a major life-altering event, many people can struggle considerably and for long periods of time, contrary to the idea that natural resilience is a common phenomenon. ... More>


Observation

Estes Fund Supports Training in Mathematical, Computational Modeling

A fund overseen by APS and The Psychonomic Society has provided grants to three methodology-related training programs to be held in 2016. ... More>


Observation

Statistics Organization Speaks Out on P-Values

A new statement from a major statistics association suggests that researchers should be wary of statistical claims based on p-values alone. ... 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>