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Volume 27, Issue8October, 2014

Teaching Contentious Classics

Some of the most historic experiments in psychology used methods that today are consider unethical, if not cruel. So do they still belong in textbooks? … More

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Volume 27, Issue8October, 2014

Different Roads, Same Reward

When addiction research was in its infancy roughly a century ago, scientists dismissed substance abuse as a mere personality flaw… More

Practical Solutions to Violence

At the 2014 APS Annual Convention, four researchers (as reported in the July/August Observer article “Exploring the Psychological Science of… More

Teaching Contentious Classics

Some of the most historic experiments in psychology used methods that today are consider unethical, if not cruel. So do they still belong in textbooks? … More

Books to Check Out: October 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Neurobiology of Social Behavior: Toward an Understanding of the Prosocial and Antisocial Brain… More