May/June 2013 Observer Volume 26, Number 5

Remembrance

Remembering Robert Glaser

Robert Glaser, founding director of the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) and Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Pittsburgh, passed away on February 4, 2012. ... More>


Cover Story

The Compassionate Mind

Humans seem to have an innate drive to help relieve the suffering of others. But scientific studies show that our compassionate feelings may help improve our own physical and psychological health. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall, University of Kentucky, and renowned textbook author and APS Fellow David G. Myers, Hope College, have teamed up to create a new series of columns aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom. ... More>


Observation

Fredrickson and Other Leading Scientists to Sign Books at the APS Annual Convention

APS Fellow Barbara L. Fredrickson will be speaking and signing copies of her new book Love 2.0 at the 25th APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC. ... More>


Observation

White House Announces BRAIN Initiative

President Barack Obama has announced the BRAIN Initiative, an ambitious program designed to treat, cure, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, and other brain disorders. ... More>