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Volume 29, Issue5May/June, 2016
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Finding a Home for Your Science

Learn the best places and practices for storing, managing, and sharing your data in this guide to online data repositories. … More

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Volume 29, Issue5May/June, 2016
  • Uncommon Careers
    Initial thrust from NASA Space Shuttle launch

    At NASA, Psychological Science Is Rocket Science

    Combining behavioral science with engineering expertise, APS Fellow Mary Kaiser has played a crucial part in preparing astronauts and their spacecraft for journeys beyond Earth’s atmosphere… More

  • To Know Thyself, Turn to Science

    No matter how well we think we know our own traits, behaviors, and beliefs, experiments show that friends may have insights about us that we lack ourselves, says APS William James Fellow Timothy D. Wilson… More

  • Louder Than Words

    From facial cues to physical stances, our nonverbal expressions speak volumes to others. APS Fellows Klaus Scherer and Beatrice de Gelder and other researchers share the latest science on communication in the absence of speech… More

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Books To Check Out: May/June 2016

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Cognitive Unconscious and Human Rationality Edited by Laura Macchi, Maria Bagassi, and Riccardo Viale… More

What We Have and Haven’t Learned

In psychological science, as in other sciences, it is difficult to establish broadly consequential conclusions beyond reasonable dispute. It therefore… More

Mixed Methods Research

Traditionally, there are three branches of methodology: quantitative (numeric data), qualitative (observational or interview data), and mixed methods (using both… More

The Academic Time-Share

Employment practices at US colleges and universities continue to evolve as administrators step up efforts to recruit full-time, multidepartment faculty… More