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Debunking pseudoscience and studying psychopathy

Scott Lilienfeld is both a researcher of and advocate for psychological science. His clinical work has primarily focused on psychopathy; he developed the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI-R), a 154-item personality […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Psychology Needs to Take Scientific Method Seriously

APS Fellow Brian D. Haig propose an important reform: that psychological scientists should take scientific method seriously. ... More>


Observer Article

Transforming the Future of Education With Research

The Institute of Education Science applies science to the challenge of improving academic achievement for all students. ... More>


Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data


Student Notebook

Collecting Data in the Field

Collecting data in a lab is a useful skill to develop as a graduate student; however, scientists in more applied areas of psychology find it necessary to conduct research that has real-life application. ... More>