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Presidential Column

Translating Psychological Science to Law (and Back)

A legal scholar and a social psychologist are working closely to bring behavioral science to bear on the legal system. ... More>


The Science of Addiction

Growing up in poor urban neighborhood, Carl Hart watched crack cocaine ravage the lives of his relatives.  Early in his research career, Hart set out to find a neurological cure […]... More>


Presidential Column

Igniting the BRAIN Initiative

The Obama administration’s BRAIN initiative is driving remarkable collaboration among scientists from diverse fields. Guest columnist Miyoung Chun reflects on the project’s origin, in which she played a seminal role. ... More>


Observer Article

Stanford SPARQ Sparks Change

A new center honors Nalini Ambady’s legacy by sharing social psychological innovations with people working to fight racism, poverty, and other societal problems. ... More>


Observer Article

Panel Calls for Explicit Rules on Human Subjects Research

Psychological and other social scientists recommend new regulatory definitions for human subjects research. ... More>