Observer Article

Steele and Markus on ‘Stereotype Threat and Black College Students’

APS Fellow and former Board Member Claude Steele expounded on the relationship between stereotype and environment, and where he left off APS Fellow Hazel Rose Markus picked up. Their talk, […]... More>


Presidential Column

Vita Voyeur

I like to look at other people’s vitas. There. My little secret is out in the open. Vitas are so delicious, so much fun to read. They tell so much […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Observer Forum

A Wealth of Opportunity The wealth disparities article [Observer, November 2003] demonstrated how the techniques of psychology can enhance a variety of disciplines ranging from geography to marketing. Likewise, the […]... More>


Student Notebook

Choosing a Dissertation Topic

Graduate students may take several approaches to choosing a dissertation topic. While a perfunctory approach may hasten a degree, establishing a standard of quality will enable you to both advance […]... More>


Obituary

In Appreciation: Lloyd G. Humphreys

Quintessential Scientist I met Lloyd Humphreys during the first week of a three-year post-doc (quantitative methods training program, University of Illinois, 1987-1990). Soon we began meeting regularly, and I came […]... More>