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Observation

Books to Check Out: March 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Human Brand: How We Relate to People, Products, and Companies by Chris Malone and Susan T. Fiske; Jossey-Bass, September 30, 2013. The […]... More>


Observation

Well-Being May Influence Altruism

Exceptionally altruistic acts — such as donating a kidney to a stranger — are more common in areas where people report higher levels of well-being, according to a study led by Georgetown University researchers. ... More>


Cover Story

A New Game Plan for Psychological Science

In the spirit of the “March Madness” college basketball tournament in the US, the Observer showcases the latest methodological innovations in the psychological research playbook. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Nalini Ambady

A world-renowned social psychologist is remembered for her inspiring mentorship and her groundbreaking research on nonverbal behavior and interpersonal judgments. ... More>


Observer Article

Stanford SPARQ Sparks Change

A new center honors Nalini Ambady’s legacy by sharing social psychological innovations with people working to fight racism, poverty, and other societal problems. ... More>