Cover Story

Regression Toward the Mean

When Victor Nell attends a social function and has to say what he does for a living, he says he is professor emeritus of psychology at the University of South […]... More>


In Memoriam: Adriaan Dingeman de Groot (1914 – 2006)

On August 14th, 2006, Adriaan de Groot passed away peacefully at the age of 91. De Groot changed Dutch empirical psychology significantly and also had a major impact on cognitive […]... More>


Cattell Fund Allows Researchers to Extend Sabbaticals

APS and Cattell Fund Extend Their Partnership Throughout his career, James McKeen Cattell worked to advance psychology to the highest levels of science.  His pioneering use of statistical methods and […]... More>


Tales of an Entrepreneurial Animal Psychologist

At an earlier stage of my academic career, a college dean asked me to reevaluate a scholar who initially had been denied tenure.  The scientist in question had published in […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

fMRI: Not the Only Way to Look at the Human Brain in Action

To the Editor: The Observer (September 2006) is to be commended for presenting a balanced view of fMRI research, resisting the megahype that characterizes so much of this literature. It […]... More>