Observer Article

Kail Assumes Editorship of Psychological Science

Meet APS Fellow Robert “Rob” Kail, Purdue University, the new editor of Psychological Science, APS’s flagship journal. Kail is inheriting the editorship from James Cutting, who has held the position […]... More>


Student Notebook

The Development of a Student-Operated Journal

Many students currently pursuing degrees in psychology aim to one day work in an academic or research setting, and throughout graduate training they spend a great deal of time developing […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Use of ‘Subjects’ Should Not Be Subjective

To the editor: Roddy Roediger has informed us that a committee is working to revise the APA Publication Manual. The Manual dictates certain aspects of language usage in journal articles, […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Bad Apples and Bad Barrels: Bad Metaphors and Blind Spots Regarding Evil?

To the editor: The subtitle of Philip Zimbardo’s (2007) book, The Lucifer Effect, (reviewed by Wray Herbert, Observer, April 2007) is Understanding How Good People Turn Evil. The book follows […]... More>


Observer Article

From There to Here: Testifying Before Congress

When I defended my dissertation one year ago, I had no inkling that I’d be testifying in front of a Congressional committee soon afterward. Talk about life taking a path […]... More>