Letter/Observer Forum

Not So Situational

To the editor: We are concerned by the message that has been conveyed to the general public regarding the power of the situation to “trump individual dispositions” (“The Banality of […]... More>

Letter/Observer Forum

The Mothers Were Rats

To the editor: It was more than a little surprising to read Wray Herbert’s review of Sharon Begley’s book, Train Your Mind Change Your Brain, in the APS Observer (March, […]... More>

Survival of the Steadiest

When I first studied psychology some years ago, personality typing was really big. Students would fill out batteries of tests and inventories and come away with tidy answers to the […]... More>