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Volume 28, Issue1January, 2015
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Talkin’ About Your Generation

Science Examines How Pivotal Events Shape Individuals – and Entire Birth Cohorts… More

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Volume 28, Issue1January, 2015

Journals, Journals, Journals

This month, APS’s flagship journal, Psychological Science, turns 25. To celebrate the journal’s silver anniversary, Sandra Scarr and James McGaugh… More

Probing Emotional Mysteries

What does every good emotion detective need? That’s the question APS Past President Robert W. Levenson posed during his Award… More

Faded Memories

Regardless of your political leanings, you’re probably very familiar with the names Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton… More

Research During Feast and Famine

With a background in developmental psychology and a variable research budget, APS Fellow Albert R. Hollenbeck has helped AARP in a variety of diet and health studies — including a project that revealed coffee’s role in longevity. … More

Smoke Signals

More than 2.5 million Americans have died from smoking without ever having picked up a smoking habit. They just happened… More

Off the Beaten Path

The road well traveled by psychological scientists has traditionally been academia, particularly for individuals interested in research and education. However… More

Books to Check Out: January 2015

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Social Psychology of Disability by Dana S. Dunn; Oxford University Press, December… More