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>


Observer Article

Taylor Takes on ‘Fight-or-Flight’

Conventional research on stress has focused on the fight-or-flight theory, theorizing that all animals react to stress with either an aggressive or evasive response. APS Fellow and Charter Member Shelley […]... More>


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>