Letter/Observer Forum

Forum Letters

Signed, Sealed, Delivered AS READERS OF THE OBSERVER know well, the ability to understand and use behavioral science information can be personally and collectively liberating and empowering, so the goal […]... More>


Academic Observer

Are University Presidents Overpaid or Underappreciated?

Every November The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes a special section on executive compensation of the chief executives (generally the presidents or chancellors) of American universities. The latest special section […]... More>


Student Notebook

Fortuitous Opportunities: Taking Advantage of Student Competitions

“Louis Pasteur once said, ‘Chance favors the prepared mind.’ Take advantage of fortuity by getting involved in a lot of activities.” – Albert Bandura At the APS 16th Annual Convention, […]... More>


Member Article

For Modern-Day Cupids, Data Replaces Dating

Late in the fall of 1998 I received a call from an old friend, J. Galen Buckwalter: “Hey Carter,” he asked. “Would you be interested in doing some data analysis?” […]... More>


Observer Article

Something to Talk About

Communication has always come easily for Morton Ann Gernsbacher. As a young girl in Dallas, Gernsbacher would carry on full-fledged conversations with every object in her room, including stuffed animals, […]... More>