Letter/Observer Forum

More on fMRI

To the Editor: My psychophysiologist friend Manny Donchin’s critique (“fMRI: Not the only way to look at the human brain in action,” Observer, November 2006) of the Observer’s treatment of […]... More>


Presidential Column

Neural Diversity

Everyone knows the best way to load cutlery into a dishwasher, right? The tines, bowls, and blades (of the forks, spoons, and knives) should be pointed downward into the cutlery […]... More>


Student Notebook

Learning Disabilities in Graduate School: Closeted or Out in the Open?

Generations ago, disabilities on campus were associated with wheelchairs and canes. Now disabilities at universities and colleges include psychological impairments, mental illnesses, medical conditions, and learning disabilities. The National Center […]... More>


Student Notebook

Champions of Psychology: Saul Kassin

This is an ongoing series in which highly regarded professors share advice on the successes and challenges facing graduate students. APS Fellow Saul Kassin is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at […]... More>


Cover Story

Reel to Real: Psychology Goes to the Movies

One of the first films ever made, Arrivée d’un train à La Ciotat, was first shown in France in 1896. The silent, black-and-white, minute-long picture, produced by Louis Lumière, showed […]... More>