Observer Article

The Miller’s Tale

George Miller, the man who launched the cognitive revolution, traces his scientific pedigree back to genesis. No, not that Genesis; the genesis of experimental psychology. The APS Fellow and Charter […]... More>


Observer Article

A Miser, Not an Ideologue

On the sullied rolls of science bashers, the late William Proxmire is firmly established as a master by virtue of his Golden Fleece Awards, for government support of research projects […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

The h in Roediger

I read with great interest the recent column by Roddy Roediger on the use of the h index to assess the scientific impact of psychologists. My experiences with the h […]... More>


Observation

Going the Distance Takes More Than Meets the Eye

How do humans perceive distance? To say “with our eyes” seems obvious. But when gauging the distance to a destination one is walking or throwing something to — or performing […]... More>


Observation

New Prize for Cognitive Science

APS Fellow John Anderson has been awarded the inaugural Dr. A. H. Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Anderson received the honor […]... More>