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HHS to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Proposed ‘Common Rule’ Revisions

A meeting held by the US Office for Human Research Protections will answer questions about proposed updates to the so-called Common Rule governing human subject research. ... More>

People Are More Likely to Cheat at the End


Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking by Richard E. Nisbett; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, August 18, 2015. The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral […]... More>

Observer Article

Not Just Fun and Games

Psychological scientist Daphne Bavelier remains astounded by her observation that short periods of action-based video-game training nearly erased the gender difference found in geometric mental-rotation tasks. Jeffrey Y. Lin, Bavelier’s copresenter, describes his experience using gaming data to combat online harassment. ... More>

Suicide: Where We Are, Where We’re Going, and What’s Keeping Us From Getting There

There is no area of research that brings a complex array of ethical issues into sharp focus more than conducting treatment trials when the focus is on decreasing suicidal behavior […]... More>