Cover Story

IRBs: Navigating the Maze

ay “eye are bee” and you’re likely to get responses ranging from heated exasperation to blissful contentment. Therein lies one of the most vexing problems of human research protection at […]... More>


Observer Article

Rising Stars, Part II

Kathleen McDermott Washington University in St. Louis PhD 1996, Rice University Specialty: Human memory http://memory.wustl.edu Publication Most Proud of: Roediger, H. & McDermott, K. (1995). Creating false memories: Remembering words […]... More>


Teaching Tips

Student Research in Psychology Courses

A foundation for every undergraduate psychology program is a class on some form of research methods. Not only does this class provide students with tools to design experiments, but perhaps […]... More>


Observer Article

APS is Off and Running

The following is a reprint of the first-ever APS Presidential Column, which appeared in the inaugural October 1988 issue of the Observer. The fledgling American Psychological Society — not quite […]... More>


Student Notebook

Time-to-Degree: Some Suggestions for Keeping on Schedule as a PhD Student

A key measure of both successful graduate students and successful graduate programs is whether students make timely progress through the program and receive their degrees (de Valero, 2001). Successful progress […]... More>