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Surnames Not Linked to Career Status After All

A recent study showed that people with noble-sounding last names had a heightened chance of working in management positions, but re-analysis has led the researchers to revise their conclusions. ... More>


Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data


Observer Article

Guide Your Students to Become Better Research Consumers

A psychology professor has helped her students become more discerning and effective consumers of research information and articles. ... More>


Science Shows How Students Can Stop Sweating Statistics

Students generally point to statistics courses as being the most anxiety-inducing courses in their degree program. A recent article reviewed the current state of statistics anxiety research. ... 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>