Member Article

A Scientific Love Affair

We like to think that ours was the first romance between psychologists fomented by mathematics, by probability theory to be precise. We met at a scientific conference in Boston; introduced […]... More>


Observation

Hunger for Money

“Will work for food.” Scrawled on a piece of cardboard those words are a painful reminder of life’s fragility. They also pluck a deep chord in our psyche, because they […]... More>


Observation

Congress Reauthorizes NIH

After 13 years, Congress finally reauthorized the National Institutes of Health under the National Institutes of Health Reform Act of 2006, setting priorities for the restructuring and funding of the […]... More>


Observer Article

Bashing Science: It Could be Worse

Others have done it, too, but has President Bush exceeded his predecessors in twisting and abusing science to suit his political purposes? Indeed he has, even allowing for Richard Nixon, […]... More>


Observation

Silver Appointed to Homeland Security Committee

APS Fellow and Charter Member Roxane Cohen Silver has been a regular face in Washington since 2003, when she was appointed to the Academe and Policy Research Senior Advisory Committee […]... More>