Observer Article

Senators Support Behavioral Research at NIGMS

When NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences was created in 1962, Congress specifically mandated the institute to support basic behavioral science. Forty years later, the Institute commits no funds […]... More>


Observer Article

APS Leaders Are On Board with CAPS

Current and past officers of APS are talking the talk and walking the walk when it comes to APS’s Campaign for Advancing Psychological Science (CAPS). As citizens of psychological science […]... More>


Observer Article

Prentice Hall to Publish APS Readers

The American Psychological Society is pleased to announce a partnership with Prentice Hall to publish a series of Readers using articles from the APS journal Current Directions in Psychological Science. […]... More>


Observer Article

Understanding Emotion in Abused Children

Under the iron-fisted rule of Nicolae Ceausescu, Romanian families in the 1980s were pressured by the dictator’s social engineering policies to have more children than they could afford. As a […]... More>


Presidential Column

Dissertation Dilemmas

Everyone with a PhD must have thought long and hard about how to conduct dissertation research. Everyone currently in graduate school must contemplate the same topic. Those two groups include […]... More>