Observer Vol. 24, No. 10 2011

Remembering David E. Rumelhart (1942-2011)


Throughout the active period of his career, Rumelhart was remarkable for his intensity, not only in science but also in sports like ping-pong and volleyball. As the remembrances below attest, many people continue to be inspired by his example of what can be accomplished in life — even one cut tragically short — by never holding back. ... More>

Observer Article

Psychological Science For All

A student group is taking research findings beyond the Ivory Tower.... More>

Observer Article

Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice


A federal agency is getting novel addiction treatments to community clinics faster.... More>

Observer Article

APS Award Address

APS Fellow and Charter Member Earl Hunt says that IQ and GDP are linked, but there's more to the story.... More>

Cover Story

Between Speech and Song

Take note! Psychological scientists are doing sound research in the quest for the elusive crossroads where words and music meet. ... More>