APS Members are Professors of the Year, Detweiler-Bedell Receives National Award

Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, Associate Professor of Psychology at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon has been named 2008 Outstanding Baccalaureate College Professor of the Year in a joint award by […]... More>


On the Newsstand

Being Naughty Has More Impact Than Being Nice Los Angeles Times December 17, 2008 “The study shows that giving and taking produce different patterns of reciprocity. The researchers conducted five […]... More>



Healthy Decisions After testing positive for a gene linked to breast cancer, actress Christina Applegate had both breasts removed in an effort to prevent her breast cancer from recurring. Did […]... More>

Letter/Observer Forum

A New Bristle in The Toothbrush Problem

I greatly appreciated APS President Walter Mischel’s Column “The Toothbrush Problem” (Observer, Vol. 21, No. 11) describing the tendency of science professors, especially those not yet tenured, to produce needless […]... More>

Presidential Column

All Brains Are the Same Color

After five columns on the urban legends in our science that may inadvertently undermine some of our efforts to build an integrative and cumulative psychological science, the next few columns […]... More>