Presidential Column

Disciplinary Drift: Psychologists’ success in their adopted fields

Among the things not emphasized enough in graduate school is the versatility of a psychology degree in academia. This thought occurred to me during a visit to Wake Forest Medical […]... More>


Observation

Observations

Enough Is Enough It goes without saying, doesn’t it?: More is better — at least, when we’re talking money, ice cream, or the other good things in life. Actually, it’s […]... More>


Observer Article

New SAT Is to Old SAT as…

Student study behavior, as recorded on a test preparation Web site, has changed with the introduction of the new SAT in March 2005. With the elimination of the popular analogy […]... More>


Observer Article

Cattell Fund Extends Sabbatical, Research

James McKeen Cattell was already recognized as a founding father of psychological science when he and two former students launched the Psychological Corporation in 1921 to develop and publish psychological […]... More>


Teaching Tips

Asking Questions

Remember how, as a student listening to a lecture, your attention drifted between the words of the professor and sundry personal thoughts? A particular class might have been uneventful had […]... More>