Observer Article

Science in Educational Media: Taking it to the (Sesame) Street

There is a tremendous range in the degree to which research plays a role in the production of educational media for children. Many producers rely on little or no research […]... More>


Department Profile

Connecticut College

Overview Connecticut College is a highly selective, coeducational, private liberal arts college. It is located in historic New London, on the north shore of Long Island Sound. The beautiful campus […]... More>


Observer Article

Decade of Behavior Initiative is Under Way

APS President Robert Bjork and his UCLA colleague Christine Dunkel-Schetter at the Decade of Behavior “launch” on Capital Hill last fall. Behind them is an exhibit on “Stress in Pregnancy […]... More>


Cover Story

It’s a Jungle Out There: Territorial Imperatives in Psychological Science

Consider, for a moment, the similarities between psychologists and chimpanzees. Like their fellow primates, the psychologists muck about a dense, mysterious jungle – only in their case, it’s the larger […]... More>


Observer Article

NIH Does It Again

For the third year in a row, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) received a large double-digit increase in its annual budget. At a time when partisan rancor has been […]... More>