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Intertwined Sciences

Integrative research approaches to a broad range of issues — from the psychological impact of poverty to genetic influences on behavior — served as the theme of the first International Convention of Psychological Science, held March 12–14 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In this issue of the Observer, APS shares highlights of the momentous gathering. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bilingualism and selective attention in infants, detectability of effects and replication, and visual processing across tasks. ... More>


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The Digital Lab

In the spirit of the “March Madness” college basketball tournament in the United States, the Observer pays its annual tribute to the latest innovations in psychological science methodology. This year, scientists share their experiences using social media, smartphones, open-source software, and other implements of the Internet age to broaden their data sets and speed up their analyses. ... More>


Observer Article

Measurement on the Move

Tamlin Conner, University of Otago, discusses her use of mobile-communications data to study emotions and health. ... More>


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Big Data and the World of Social Media

University of Pennsylvania, shares his experiences working with computer scientists and social-media services to study large populations. ... More>