Archive for 2008

Observer Article

Back to B/START

In the early 1990s, APS Executive Director Alan Kraut sat down with the congressional Appropriations Committee to discuss the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH). The Committee had expressed concern […]... More>

Observer Article

The Terman-ator

For centuries, medicine has approached illness in the same way, essentially trying to discover the magic bullet that kills the bacteria or halts the growth of the tumor. This approach […]... More>

Student Notebook

Beyond the t-test and F-test

For many psychology researchers and students, finding an appropriate statistical tool for analyzing data can be challenging. Moreover, dealing with issues such as outliers and nonnormal distribution can be frustrating. […]... More>

Cover Story

Isolating the Costs of Loneliness

Recently, in the course of some research unrelated to this article, I stumbled across an old letter from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Ernest Hemingway written in June of 1929. Fitzgerald […]... More>


Engle Named Editor of Current Directions in Psychological Science

APS Fellow Randy Engle was the first on either side of his family to go to college; in fact, the first on one side to graduate from high school. The […]... More>