Observer Article

Eating into the Nation’s Obesity Epidemic

“What product does the slogan ‘Melts in your mouth, not in your hand’ belong to?” Kelly Brownell challenged his listeners. They chuckled and shouted in unison “M&Ms.” The audience hadn’t […]... More>

Observer Article

Memory and Consciousness: Consciousness to Unconsciousness and Back Again

Have you ever been driving through busy streets, listening to the radio, and suddenly realized you had no recollection of driving the previous 14 blocks? All of the turns you […]... More>

Member Article

Presidential Symposium: The Medium Is Still the Message

“Can we talk?” Joan Rivers’ signature catchphrase is something psychologists might consider adopting, at least according to a panel of eminent journalists talking about “The Mind in the Media” at […]... More>

Observer Article

A Learning Machine: Plasticity and Change Throughout Life

Drawing together five psychological scientists unlikely to cross paths outside of a conference, one of the APS 18th Annual Convention’s themed programs, “Plasticity & Change: A Lifelong Perspective,” showcased extraordinary […]... More>

Observer Article

Making Sense of Terrorism

It is far easier to interview New Yorkers about 9/11 than it is to interview Osama bin Laden about why he does what he does. For that obvious reason, “The […]... More>