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Observation

Could Your Last Name Be Hampering Your Career Path?

People with noble-sounding last names, such as Kaiser, may have an advantage on the management track. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cross-modal adaptation to faces and voices, probabilistic models of cognition, attention and recognition memory, perceptual abilities and synesthesia, and intentions and response inhibition. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: perspective-taking in competition; reward cues and goal-directed action; meditation and compassionate responses to suffering; and detecting problems with data. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: statistical mediation analysis; visual working memory; power and self-labeling; animacy and memory; and unintended consequences of health warnings. ... More>


Observer Article

Psychological Scientists Call for Paradigm Shift in Data Practices

Fabricating data to support an a priori hypothesis is the ultimate sin in scientific research. But what about throwing out an “outlier” or two? Or reporting some, but not all, of the measures you tested? These questionable research practices tend to fly under the radar, but they present a real challenge to the rigor and replicability of science. ... More>