Observation

Creative Leadership: A Profile of New PSPI Editor Elaine Walker

Walker Creativity has long been an important part of APS Fellow Elaine Walker’s life. Interested in art since elementary school, she received a scholarship to Washington University in St. Louis […]... More>


Presidential Column

Our Urban Legends: Grants

My first column on our “urban legends” discussed implicit understandings and misunderstandings about what it takes to get published in different kinds of psychology journals. My second column turned to […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Auto Matic

“Psychology on the Road” (Observer, June/July 2008) reviews the interrelations of anger control, age, and use of media/communication devices with driving safety.  The authors marvel that safe driving occurs at […]... More>


Observation

On the Newsstand

A Cold Stare Can Make You Crave Some Heat The New York Times September 16, 2008 “And even if the thermometer doesn’t register the difference, people do: social iciness feels […]... More>


Observation

New NIH “Transformative Research” Program Focuses on Behavior

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has just given a big boost for behavioral science funding: A new Transformative R01 Program (T-R01) will support exceptionally innovative, original, or unconventional research […]... More>