On the Newsstand

Eyewitness Testimony Takes a Few More Hits Popular Science January 30, 2009 “According to the Innocence Project, a legal group devoted to exonerating the wrongly incarcerated, mistaken eyewitnesses account for […]... More>



Driving Under the Influence (of Stress): Regional Effects of 9/11 Attacks on Driving A number of studies have shown that people who lived closest to the sites of the 9/11 […]... More>


Psychological Research Inspires New Television Series ‘Lie to Me’

The truth is, we all lie. That’s a basic assumption of the new television series “Lie to Me,” which follows human lie detector Dr. Cal Lightman (played by Tim Roth) […]... More>

Student Notebook

Non-Academic Careers: Plan A, Plan B, or Simply Curious

Few graduate students have a clear idea of what an academic career entails before they enter their programs. Eventually, some decide that they do not enjoy the prospect of remaining […]... More>

Teaching Tips

From Psychobabble and Gobbledygook to Improved Vocabularies and Substantial Lexis

vo·cab·u·lary: 1 : a list or collection of words or of words and phrases usually alphabetically arranged and explained or defined 2 : a sum or stock of words employed […]... More>