Observer Article

Science’s Plea to New President: Make Good Use of Science

For the good of the nation, the government’s top scientific jobs and issues must not be neglected in the transitional rush from Election Day to the official start of a […]... More>


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>