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Volume 28, Issue2February, 2015
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Faith or Fear?

Scientists Study How the Threat of Divine Wrath Shapes Human Behavior… More

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Volume 28, Issue2February, 2015

Birthplace of a Journal

One of psychological science’s most historic sites has dual legacies: It was the home of the field’s foremost figure and… More

Fast-Tracking Intimacy

A close relationship between two people can take months, even years, to develop — it simply takes time to feel… More

Cognitive Shields

Some brains stay strong despite showing all the biological signs of dementia. Psychological science is identifying specific lifestyle defenses against cognitive decline… More

Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Psychology of Eating and Drinking: 4th Edition by Alexandra W. Logue; Routledge… More

This is a picture of an ominous sky with bolts of lightning.

Faith or Fear?

Scientists Study How the Threat of Divine Wrath Shapes Human Behavior… More

Building a Better Student Body

College admissions offices typically rely on two major cognitive measures to supplement prospective students’ applications: high-school grade point average (GPA)… More