Observer Article

The History of Women in Psychology

Ann Johnson The “History of Women in Psychology” symposium at the APS 21st Annual Convention provided a glimpse into the history and challenges women psychologists have faced, through the eyes […]... More>


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Psychological Science and Health Care Policy

Gerd Gigerenzer There are many areas of psychological research that inform the public, but few are more crucial than health care.  Enter two reports — one about experimentally supported treatments […]... More>


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Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Gordon Bower

National Medal of Science winner Gordon Bower sat down with APS President Walter Mischel for the annual “Inside the Psychologist’s Studio” event at the APS 21st Annual Convention. The two […]... More>


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Science is the Story in ‘Lie to Me’

Robert Levenson (left), Paul Ekman and Josh Singer A bit of Hollywood came to the APS 21st Annual Convention. APS Past President Robert Levenson moderated a fascinating discussion of how […]... More>


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Measuring Magnitude

Linda Bartoshuk My entire family loves pickles — except me. At our family reunion there are several large jars of pickles on the table, and when the day is done, […]... More>