Presidential Column

Opportunities for Psychological Scientists at the National Institute of Mental Health

You may have heard that basic federal research funding for psychological scientists has fallen on hard times. But has it? To examine this question, I consulted the historical data on […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Excessive Resistance?

Like many of my colleagues, I was surprised to learn that Jerry Burger received IRB approval to partially replicate Stanley Milgram’s obedience research. Although I was excited to discover if […]... More>


Observation

On the Newsstand

Happiness: Enough Already Newsweek February 2, 2008 “‘[O]nce a moderate level of happiness is achieved, further increases can sometimes be detrimental’ to income, career success, education and political participation, Diener […]... More>


Observer Article

New Office Space for APS

For the majority of our history, APS has occupied the 11th Floor of 1010 Vermont Ave, NW, in downtown Washington, DC. But, with growth must come change. At the beginning […]... More>


Cover Story

Exploring the MIND

With its cavernous interior and concrete floors, San Francisco’s Exploratorium looks more like an airplane hangar than a museum. In fact, a visible workshop taking up part of the first […]... More>