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An Evolutionary Perspective

Guest columnist Klaus Fiedler offers an evolutionary perspective on the young field of psychological science. ... More>


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Good and Evil and Psychological Science

To me, evil means great human destructiveness. Evil can come in an obvious form, such as a genocide. Or it can come in smaller acts of persistent harm doing, the […]... More>


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I was the PSPI Canary

I had the singular privilege of being the team leader for the “juried analysis” published in the inaugural issue of APS’s Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI). Robyn Dawes, […]... More>


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How to Succeed in College: Learn How to Learn

Assume that you have a younger sibling who is going to be a college freshman next Fall. Assume further that this particular sibling actually believes that you may have learned […]... More>


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On Writing About Psychological Science

Recently a friend of mine described me to his colleagues as a “journalist.” My vague irritation at this designation, which even superseded my pleasure at being called a good one, […]... More>