Observer Vol. 25, No. 3 March 2012

Letter/Observer Forum

Creating Benefits for Research Participants

John David Edwards writes about how he creates benefits for research participants in response to Douglas L. Medin's February 2012 Presidential Column. ... More>


Everybody’s Talking About Online Dating

Leading up to Valentine’s Day, the hottest topic wasn’t chocolates this year — it was psychological science. ... More>

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Rising Stars


The Observer profiles up-and-comming psychological scientists. ... More>


Biases and Brackets


Peter Ayton, a researcher from City University London, UK, investigates how people make judgments and decisions under conditions of risk, uncertainty, and ambiguity. ... More>

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Small Articles Fuel Big Debate

Pieces published in Perspectives on Psychological Science and the New York Times take different stands on "bite-size" science. ... More>