Observer Article

Looking Beyond the SAT: Psychological Research Examines the Merit and Future of the High-Stakes Test

The SAT, as everyone who ever spent a Saturday hunched over a No. 2 pencil and a machine-readable answer sheet already knows, has deeply marked not only generations of adolescents […]... More>


Observer Article

Fund Making a Big Splash: Myers Donation Will See Immediate Results

As reported in the April 2004 Observer, APS has received a $1 million gift to support initiatives relating to education. Wasting no time, the planning committee for the APS Fund […]... More>


Observer Article

APS to Launch New Journal: The Psychological Scientist Due Early 2006

The American Psychological Society is unveiling plans to publish a unique new journal, The Psychological Scientist, beginning in early 2006. The search for the journal’s founding editor is under way […]... More>


Observer Article

Transdisciplinary Omelet: NIDA Grantees Are Cooking up a New Approach to Keeping Kids off Drugs

“Just say no!” didn’t do it. Project DARE didn’t do it either. Neither did “This is your brain on drugs,” coupled with images of an egg frying. Now, two multimillion-dollar […]... More>


Observer Article

Readers Receive Positive Response: Current Directions Series Has Started off Right

READERS EDITORS SOCIAL (2003) Janet B. Ruscher Tulane University Elizabeth Yost Hammer Loyola University DEVELOPMENTAL (2003) Jacqueline Lerner Boston College Amy E. Alberts Tufts University ABNORMAL (2003) Thomas F. Oltmanns […]... More>