Observer Article

On Self Reports

In Defense of Self Reports BY REBECCA NORWICK, Y. SUSAN CHOI, & TAL BEN-SHACHAR Special to the Observer It has been more than 20 years since the validity of self-report […]... More>


Observer Article

More on Peer Review

A Dissident View ‘How Can One Budget for a Discovery?’ Excerpted from: “Peer Review: The Holy Office of Modern Science,” by Maciej Henneberg, Natural Science, February 20, 1997. “The peer […]... More>


Department Profile

State University of New York – New Paltz

Department of Psychology JFT 314 75 South Manheim Blvd. New Paltz, NY 12561 Barbara Novick , Department Secretary (845) 257-3470; Fax: (845) 257-3474 novickb@newpaltz.edu The Psychology Department was founded in […]... More>


Student Notebook

Teaching Psychology: Graduate Student Shares His Lessons Learned from a Summer Teaching Undergraduate Statistics

Although the Observer does a good job conveying ideas about the teaching of psychology in its “Teaching Tips” section, I sometimes have felt that graduate students who are teaching face […]... More>


Observer Article

Nakamura Named Acting Director of NIMH

APS Fellow and Charter Member Richard Nakamura has been named acting director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), making him the highest-level psychologist at the National Institutes of […]... More>