Observation

Plous Wins Brewer Award

APS Fellow and Charter Member Scott Plous has been awarded the APA Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, recognizing a career of significant contributions to teaching psychology. Plous […]... More>


Observer Article

APS Welcomes New Board Members

The new APS Board of Directors is set for 2008-2009. Walter Mischel takes the helm as APS President, succeeding John T. Cacioppo who, after guiding APS through its 20th anniversary […]... More>


Presidential Column

Our Urban Legends: Publishing

The realization that writing these columns is expected from an APS President triggered fears I trace to a conversation with my fondly remembered Stanford colleague, Amos Tversky. About 30 years […]... More>


Teaching Tips

Helping Students Improve Their Writing

When a student paper states that performance anxiety can lead to sexual impudence, we might laugh. When a dissertation uses the expression It is argued more times than we can […]... More>