Observer Article

Finding Our Minds: An APS Award Address by David Meyer

In his seminal 1890 masterwork, Principles of Psychology, William James wrote: “The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Psychology’s Unique Approaches to Social Justice

Steven A. Meyers’ Teaching Tips column about integrating social justice themes into teaching psychology provides several useful suggestions and methods (Meyers, 2007). However, I think that psychologists should pay attention […]... More>


Psychological Science Around the World

Hup Holland! Tales from My Joint Appointment in the Netherlands

I have a unique academic appointment. I spend nine months each year at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and the other three months at the VU (Vrije Universiteit)in […]... More>


Observer Article

NIH Grants: Trust But Don’t Verify

Senator Charles E. Grassley wants universities to enforce the rules regarding conflicts of interests by scientists holding grants from the National Institutes of Health. And he wants NIH to crack […]... More>


Observation

Richard Bootzin Wins Outstanding Educator Award

Past APS Board Member Richard Bootzin was recently awarded the Mary A. Carskadon Outstanding Educator Award by the Sleep Research Society for his work as a professor at the University […]... More>