Member Article

Citation-Based Indices of Scholarly Impact: Databases and Norms

Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research topic as well as a crucial factor in making consequential decisions. As decision makers ramp up their reliance on objective measures, quantifying scholarly impact effectively has never been more important. ... More>


Observer Article

Growing Up With APS

At the founding of APS in 1988, student affiliates were just embarking on their careers. Over the next 25 years they would become luminaries in the field of psychological science; many remained active in APS by becoming board members and serving the organization in other capacities. In this retrospective, some of APS’s former student affiliates reflect on their careers and involvement with APS since the organization’s inception. ... More>


Observer Article

Reflecting on a Lifetime of Achievement

As part of its 25th anniversary, APS honors distinguished scientists who have transformed the field of psychological science over the past quarter century. In this issue, we celebrate the careers of Marilynn B. Brewer, Carol S. Dweck, Douglas L. Medin, and John A. Swets. ... More>


Observer Article

Ageism: Alive and Kicking

With an aging populace on the rise, researchers are evaluating the prevalence of ageism and prescribing ways to stop it. ... More>


Observer Article

The Link Between Personality and Immunity

Basic personality markers appear to play a role in how well individuals ward off illness. ... More>