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Observer Article

Making the Most of Science, In and Out of the Classroom

A popular introductory psychology class shows how students’ curiosity can identify real-world applications for psychological research findings. ... More>


Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Address National Council for Behavioral Health Conference

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and political legacy Patrick Kennedy are among the 300 speakers at the 2014 National Council for Behavioral Health Conference and Hill Day, May […]... More>


Presidential Column

Translating Psychological Science to Law (and Back)

A legal scholar and a social psychologist are working closely to bring behavioral science to bear on the legal system. ... More>


The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>


Presidential Column

Igniting the BRAIN Initiative

The Obama administration’s BRAIN initiative is driving remarkable collaboration among scientists from diverse fields. Guest columnist Miyoung Chun reflects on the project’s origin, in which she played a seminal role. ... More>