‘Conscience’ of the Memory Field

Robert G. Crowder 1939-2000 Robert G. Crowder, noted experimental psychologist and memory theorist, died on July 27, 2000 at age 60 from complications of diabetes. He leaves behind a legacy […]... More>


Observer Article

Views From Our Media Fellow: Communicating About Science

Jill Kester was selected as the APS/AAAS 2001 Mass Media Fellow. Her internship is with the Richmond Times Dispatch in Richmond, VA. Below, Kester describes her background and offers her […]... More>


Presidential Column

Our Archival Stance Can Be Costly

John Darley APS President In last month’s column [Observer, July/August, 2001], I suggested that psychology, in contrast to many adjacent sciences, is characterized by a methodological preference for experimentation, because […]... More>


Department Profile

University of Missouri-Columbia

The University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) was founded in 1839 as the first land grant state university west of the Mississippi River. One of four campuses of the University of Missouri […]... More>


Observer Article

Where Was it Published?

Some time ago, I was part of a selection-committee meeting regarding a potential hire. When the discussion turned to a particular article by the candidate, a member of the committee […]... More>