Archive for 2006

A History of Our Future

APS’s Student Caucus In the summer of 1988, Kathleen Chwalisz, then a graduate student at the University of Iowa, attended a pajama party in Bonnie Stickland’s suite at the APA […]... More>


Student Notebook

A History of Our Future: APS’s Student Caucus

n the summer of 1988, Kathleen Chwalisz, then a graduate student at the University of Iowa, attended a pajama party in Bonnie Stickland's suite at the APA Convention. (In response to the smokers attended by the male leaders of the field, the grandes dames of psychology threw "jammy parties" for themselves and their proteges.) The talk of this particular party was the recent formation of APS and, as the women discussed the new organization, Chwalisz suggested that a student group should be a part of it. After several of her peers responded positively to the idea, she agreed to organize the new group.... More>


Teaching Tips

For the ‘Grader’ Good

College grading first appeared at Yale University in 1783, primarily for ranking students (Milton, Pollio, & Eison,1986) and around the turn of the 20th century, Max Meyer’s (1908) five-letter (A […]... More>


Presidential Column

Presidential Column: How to Spot Bias in Research

A 1924 article published in the American Journal of Psychiatry reported the results of the following laboratory task: “A meaningless picture was produced by pouring India-ink of different intensities on […]... More>


APS Student Grant Competition!

Funding. You need it. We want to give it to you. However, before we dole out the money, we need you to submit a research proposal that explains why we […]... More>