APS Teaching Fund Awards Inaugural Set of Grants

The first round of grants from the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science has been awarded to a diverse set of projects aimed at strengthening the […]... More>

Student Notebook

What My Students Taught Me: Early Teaching Experiences

The first time I stepped into my classroom, I thought: “I am going to faint.” I had already given a few lectures in some of my professors’ classes, but this […]... More>

A Tale of Two Night Owls

Often people assume we must have known each other from childhood. After all, how many psychological scientists grew up in the northeast corner of Texas in the ‘50’s and ‘60s? […]... More>

Scientists Provide a Civics Lesson for Politicians

In the spring of 1975, a United States Senator from Wisconsin began a public media campaign against what he judged to be wasteful government spending.  His monthly press release, entitled […]... More>

In Memoriam: Robert P. Abelson (1928-2005)

Bob Abelson was born in New York City on Sept. 12, 1928.  He received his BA from MIT in 1948, and his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1953.  He then joined […]... More>