Kids in Their Comfort Zones
MIT researcher Kim Scott describes a new platform that lets developmental researchers conduct online studies for babies and children. Families participate from home, on their own computers and their own schedules.
Forward into the Past
Inspiration for remaking psychological science can be found by returning to our roots, suggests Lisa Feldman Barrett. Drawing from Darwin and James, could the variation that we dismiss as error actually be the phenomena of interest? [OBSERVER March 2020]
Millions of Findings at Your Fingertips
In an age in which most of us are accustomed to Amazon.com, why do we still search for research findings the old-fashioned way? Virginia Commonwealth University’s Frank A. Bosco positions metaBUS as an answer.
Much More Online
Articles featured include pieces on how web-based technology is revolutionizing data collection, the science of goals, and improving study accessibility for participants with disabilities.
March Methodology Madness
Featuring Novel Technology Solutions to Research Limitations
Student Notebook: Informal Laboratory Practices in Developmental Psychology
The informal laboratory practices that don’t make it into published papers can affect replication attempts.