Presidential Column

Vita Voyeur

I like to look at other people’s vitas. There. My little secret is out in the open. Vitas are so delicious, so much fun to read. They tell so much […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Observer Forum

A Wealth of Opportunity The wealth disparities article [Observer, November 2003] demonstrated how the techniques of psychology can enhance a variety of disciplines ranging from geography to marketing. Likewise, the […]... More>


Student Notebook

Choosing a Dissertation Topic

Graduate students may take several approaches to choosing a dissertation topic. While a perfunctory approach may hasten a degree, establishing a standard of quality will enable you to both advance […]... More>


Obituary

In Appreciation: Lloyd G. Humphreys

Quintessential Scientist I met Lloyd Humphreys during the first week of a three-year post-doc (quantitative methods training program, University of Illinois, 1987-1990). Soon we began meeting regularly, and I came […]... More>


Observer Article

Taylor Takes on ‘Fight-or-Flight’

Conventional research on stress has focused on the fight-or-flight theory, theorizing that all animals react to stress with either an aggressive or evasive response. APS Fellow and Charter Member Shelley […]... More>