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The Problem With Studying “Deviant” Video Games

Observer Article

Exploring the Psychological Science of Violence


Four eminent researchers discuss factors that might shed light on violence. ... More>

Language, Mind, and Human Nature

Hailed as one of the world’s most influential people, experimental psychologist Steven Pinker’s interests span all aspects of language, mind, and human nature. In his classic book The Language Instinct, […]... More>

Debunking pseudoscience and studying psychopathy

Scott Lilienfeld is both a researcher of and advocate for psychological science. His clinical work has primarily focused on psychopathy; he developed the Psychopathic Personality Inventory (PPI-R), a 154-item personality […]... More>

The Origins of Violence