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Volume 27, Issue3March, 2014

A New Game Plan for Psychological Science

In the spirit of the “March Madness” college basketball tournament in the US, the Observer showcases the latest methodological innovations… More

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Volume 27, Issue3March, 2014

Books to Check Out: March 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Human Brand: How We Relate to People, Products, and Companies by Chris… More

Collecting Data in the Field

March 2014 Student Notebook Announcements Become an APSSC Campus Representative to promote psychological science on your campus. The APSSC Undergraduate… More

Remembering Nalini Ambady

Nalini Ambady, Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, passed away on October 28, 2013, after a recurrence of the leukemia… More

Stanford SPARQ Sparks Change

When Nalini Ambady joined the Stanford University Department of Psychology in 2011, she successfully lobbied for seed funding to start… More

Advancing Our Methods and Practices

A forthcoming special section of Perspectives on Psychological Science offers researchers concrete suggestions for navigating changing standards and improving the… More

Registered Replication Reports

Reproducibility is central to science, but direct replication studies rarely appear in psychology journals because publishing incentives tend to favor… More

Replication Education

Replications are not only one key component of the scientific method, they are also an effective pedagogical tool. With this… More

There’s Life Beyond .05

As part of a comprehensive effort to promote sound research practices in psychological science, the field’s leading journal has introduced… More

The Sounds of Social Life

Among laypersons, psychologists are infamous for two things: their couches and the fact that they always observe people. In many… More