Observation

New APS Award Recognizes Early Career Achievement

Recently established by the APS Board of Directors, the Janet Taylor Spence Early Career Award will recognize transformative contributions to psychological science by rising stars in the field. APS Past […]... More>


Observation

Staying Sharp: Researchers Discuss the Aging Brain

Robert Wilson speaking as Arthur Kramer looks on at the joint APS and National Institute of Aging press conference. Do you remember where you put your keys? How about what […]... More>


Observer Article

The Burden of Stimulus Money

There’s the familiar story of the guy of modest means who wins a lottery jackpot — and goes downhill from there. The same could be happening to the National Institutes […]... More>


Observer Article

Alloy and Abramson: Demystifying Bipolar Disorder

Lauren B. Alloy delivers her James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award Address. It was standing room only as Lauren B. Alloy of Temple University delivered her James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award […]... More>


Academic Observer

The Academic Observer: The Orphan Paper

I have been developing a concept that I cannot find in the literature on the sociology or psychology of science. However, when I describe the concept to any active researcher […]... More>