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Teaching Contentious Classics

Some of the most historic experiments in psychology used methods that today are considered unethical, if not cruel. So do they still belong in psychology textbooks? APS Fellow Carol Tavris explores this and related questions about three classic studies. ... More>


Let’s Watch the Video—and Confirm Our Prejudices


Blame Your Brain: The Fault Lies Somewhere Within


Science Confirms Looking Angry Gets People To Do What You Want


Minimizing Belief in Free Will May Lessen Support for Criminal Punishment

Exposure to information that diminishes will, including brain-based accounts of behavior, seems to decrease people’s support for retributive punishment. ... More>