Letter/Observer Forum

Much Ado About Francis Galton

My respected APS fellow member, Geoffrey Miller, takes strong exception to a recent Presidential Column, a footnote where I suggest that Galton’s composite photograph technique is not one of psychology’s success stories. ... More>

Student Notebook

Ten Tips for Applying to the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Adam Putnam shares key strategies for drafting a competitive application, specifically for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. ... More>


Remembering Edward E. Smith

APS William James Fellow Edward E. Smith died on August 17, 2012, at the age of 72. Smith was the William B. Ransford Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and the Ransford Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. ... More>


Bjork, Nosofsky Recognized with Awards

In an award ceremony at Rice University, two notable APS members accepted the most prestigious awards given by the Society of Experimental Psychologists. APS Past-President Robert A. Bjork received the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award, and APS Fellow Robert M. Nosofsky was awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal. ... More>