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Letter/Observer Forum

Research as Free Speech?

APS Fellow Jefferson M. Fish reflects on the motivations behind institutional review boards' strict regulation of sensitive topics research. ... More>


Healing the Wounds of the Future


Research Reveals Pervasive Implicit Hierarchies for Race, Religion, and Age

Besides evaluating their own race and religion most favorably, people share implicit hierarchies for racial, religious, and age groups that may differ from their conscious beliefs. ... More>


Spirituality May Help Buffer Some New Mothers Against Postpartum Depression

Half a million American mothers experience postpartum depression each year — new research suggests that religiosity and spirituality may mitigate the risk of postpartum depression in African American women. ... More>