Observer Article

The Terman-ator

For centuries, medicine has approached illness in the same way, essentially trying to discover the magic bullet that kills the bacteria or halts the growth of the tumor. This approach […]... More>


Observer Article

Back to B/START

In the early 1990s, APS Executive Director Alan Kraut sat down with the congressional Appropriations Committee to discuss the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH). The Committee had expressed concern […]... More>


Psychological Science Around the World

Research Without Borders

Much of my research program has focused on precursors of language cognition in neonates and very young infants. In the course of pursuing this topic, I have been involved in […]... More>


Student Notebook

Beyond the t-test and F-test

For many psychology researchers and students, finding an appropriate statistical tool for analyzing data can be challenging. Moreover, dealing with issues such as outliers and nonnormal distribution can be frustrating. […]... More>


Cover Story

Isolating the Costs of Loneliness

Recently, in the course of some research unrelated to this article, I stumbled across an old letter from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Ernest Hemingway written in June of 1929. Fitzgerald […]... More>