Psychological Science Explores the Minds of Dogs
Dogs are one of the most common household pets in the world, so it’s curious that we know relatively little about their cognitive abilities when we know so much about the abilities of other types
NIH-Wide Policy Doubles Down on Scientific Rigor and Reproducibility
One of the largest governmental funders of psychological science is stepping up its
focus on rigor and transparency in the research plans outlined in grant proposals.
Research Preregistration 101
Psychological Science Editor in Chief D. Stephen Lindsay, Clinical Psychological Science Editor Scott O. Lilienfeld, and APS Fellow Daniel J. Simons explain the rationale for and benefits of preregistration, for researchers and for the field of psychological science at large.
The Role of Psychological Science in Studying Research Misconduct
An investigator with the US government’s Office of Research Integrity talks to the Observer about the role that behavioral science can play in understanding the root causes of transgressions in public health research.
Remembering George Mandler
A scientist who made historic contributions to the study of memory, consciousness, and emotion is remembered for his interest in the work of young researchers and his efforts to promote their work.
Time-Series Methods in Experimental Research
For many experimental psychologists, the go-to methodological designs are cross-sectional. Cross-sectional studies involve measuring the relationship between some variable(s) of interest at one point in time; some common examples include single-session lab studies and online