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Is the Justice System Overly Punitive?

Yes, Mom and Dad, I Lied Sometimes—But That’s All Your Fault

Cycles of Fear and Bias in the Criminal Justice System

Does Punishing Speeders Prevent Speeding?

New research finds that tickets and citations may be important tools in convincing drivers to put the brakes on speeding. ... More>

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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>