Observer Article

Mountainous Memoirs

APS Fellow George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University, was an avid mountain climber “until I had kids and couldn’t tolerate the risk.” The Observer asked him about his most memorable climb. […]... More>


Member Article

When Research Findings and Social Norms Collide

There have been a good many discussions of the complicated and challenging inter- relationships between behavioral science research and social policy or program development, viewed from a variety of perspectives […]... More>


Cover Story

Vacation: Not What You Remember

On the final morning of their vacation in Cancun, Mexico, Ed Diener drove his daughter Marissa to the airport while his wife Carol stayed behind in their seventh-floor hotel room […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Observer Letters

College Admissions and the SAT I WE APPLAUD RICHARD Atkinson’s article [May 2005, "College Admissions and the SAT"]. We hope that the changes in the SAT will remedy the problems […]... More>