Member Article

Some Cautions About Jumping on the Brain-Scan Bandwagon

My interest in neuroscience and neuroimaging is primarily as a teacher and textbook author. Like any teacher, I want students to appreciate the astonishing progress being made by neuroscientists. But […]... More>


Member Article

Do We Need To Study The Brain To Understand The Mind?

The brain is the most complex object in the known universe. Some 100 billion neurons release hundreds of neurotransmitters and peptides in a dynamic spanning timescales from the microsecond to […]... More>


Observation

Kids Are the Champs at Learning Language

It’s a given that some kids are better than others at throwing a baseball or memorizing a Shakespearean soliloquy.  Whether it’s due to inherent talent or education, or some combination […]... More>


Observation

Benbow Appointed to National Science Board

APS Fellow Camilla P. Benbow has been appointed by President Bush to serve a six-year term on the National Science Board (NSB). As a board member, Benbow will counsel the […]... More>


Observation

Hollander Wins IAAP Award

The International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) recently honored APS Fellow Edwin P. Hollander with an Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. Celebrating over fifty years of Hollander’s innovative research in […]... More>