Observer Article

Surrogates for Theory

­­­Science walks forward on two feet, namely theory and experiment … Sometimes it is one foot that is put forward first, sometimes the other, but continuous progress is only made […]... More>


Cover Story

Understanding the Disconnect on Global Warming

How worried are you about global warming? Are you buying compact florescent light bulbs?  Did you think more about gas mileage when buying your car? For the last several years, […]... More>


Observer Article

Memory and Successful Aging: A Conversation with Coach John Wooden

A few months ago, just before his 98th birthday, I had the unique opportunity to interview John Wooden in his home in Encino, CA, about memory and successful aging. Wooden […]... More>


Observation

APS Calls for Change in Behavioral Science at NIH

The Obama Administration has hit the ground running, and Washington is awash in change. Well before the inauguration, the then President-Elect set up a transition team for the National Institutes […]... More>


Observation

Ode to Joy and Serenity and Curiosity and . . .

Young patas monkeys love to play tag on the savannahs of West Africa, and they have an odd play habit. When they are being chased, they fling themselves on to […]... More>