Why do some US presidents become staples of history, while others spiral into obscurity as time passes? A new study led by APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, helps explain how and why people and events are forgotten from collective memory.
A PhD student suggests strategies for for planning a programmatic line of research in graduate school.
It’s not easy being chair. The Academic Observer identifies organizational and interpersonal skills that department chairs can cultivate for successful leadership.
How can someone memorize a deck of cards in 63 seconds? APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, and memory athlete Nelson Dellis unveiled the fascinating world of mnemonic techniques.
Leading researchers, including APS William James Fellow Richard C. Atkinson, address the challenges of harnessing current technology to enhance learning.