Animal Research

Should You Hug Your Dog?

The New York Times: The next time you want to hug a dog, consider this: You could be making the pooch miserable, an expert says. To the average dog lover, the animals’ floppy ears and pudgy paws are simply cute. But there is actual science behind their design: They are More

What I Learned From Tickling Apes

The New York Times: TICKLING a juvenile chimpanzee is a lot like tickling a child. The ape has the same sensitive spots: under the armpits, on the side, in the belly. He opens his mouth wide, lips relaxed, panting audibly in the same “huh-huh-huh” rhythm of inhalation and exhalation as More

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been the focus of an article in the APS journal Current Directions in Psychological Science. Current More