Volume 21, No. 7 August 2008

Observer Article

Sex Differences, Aging: The Psychological Science in the Public Interest Symposium

Reports published in the APS journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI) are produced by teams of scholars from different perspectives —  and sometimes different disciplines — whose mission […]... More>


Observer Article

Student Events at the APS 20th Annual Convention

The winners of the Student Research and RiSE-UP Awards during the convention’s Opening Ceremony. The APS 20th Annual Convention featured a full slate of student-oriented events organized by the APS […]... More>


Observer Article

Serious Research on Happiness

Ed Diener is a happy man. In happiness ratings of over 80 psychologists, he came in first (never mind that he had read the study detailing what makes a happy […]... More>


Observer Article

Delight, Desire, and Dread

One of the most intriguing things about our brain is the interconnectedness of its various structures and functions. We used to think that one discrete area of the brain was […]... More>


Observer Article

Moving Forward with IRBs: Best Practices

When the Columbine High School tragedy struck, APS Fellow and Charter Member Roxane Cohen Silver, University of California, Irvine, needed immediate access to the survivors to carry out her disaster […]... More>