Observer Article

The Ties That Bind Us: Social Neuroscience Provides Cerebral Answers to Life’s Social Problems

Social neuroscience assumes that the essential mechanisms of mind and behavior can only be explained by a partnership between biological and social approaches. Researchers in social neuroscience use various methodologies […]... More>


Observer Article

APS at 15: Reflections on the Founding

Fifteen years ago, in August, 1988, after an attempt to reorganize the American Psychological Association failed, the Assembly for Scientific and Applied Psychology formed the American Psychological Society to serve […]... More>


Student Notebook

RiSE-UP Examines Cultural Differences and Freshmen Anxiety

The APS Student Caucus symposium for Research on Socially and Economically Underrepresented Populations or RiSE-UP included presentations by Wonkyong Lee, University of Waterloo; Mercedes Carswell, Michigan State University; and Yuri […]... More>


Student Notebook

Student Grant Winners

The APS Student Caucus would like to thank everyone who entered the 2003 APSSC Student Grant Competition. In a peer-reviewed process, the research of three graduate students and one undergraduate […]... More>


Observer Article

The Life and Times of Working Memory

It used to be called short-term memory. But as the modern label implies, working memory is a dynamic system that involves processing current information. The change in name reflects the […]... More>