March 2013 Volume 26, Number 3

Teaching Tips

Tips for the First-Time Graduate Student Instructor

Student-professor interaction can be challenging and confusing for first-time teachers. Inexperienced instructors must learn to set boundaries and maintain a professional tone in the classroom. ... More>


Observer Article

Anne Treisman Honored With National Medal of Science

APS William James Fellow and past APS Secretary Anne Treisman, professor of psychology at Princeton University, received the National Medal of Science award from President Barack Obama at The White House on February 1. ... More>


Presidential Column

Small Investment, Big Returns

By most measures, we are living in the golden age of the social and behavioral sciences. Despite the modest amount and portion of funding it receives and its relevance and impact on human problems and potential, the behavioral and social sciences have many powerful critics, especially some members of Congress. ... More>


Teaching Tips

Managing the Large(r) Classroom

Behavior problems don’t just occur in elementary and high school classrooms — they are a concern in postsecondary classrooms, too. In large college classrooms, strategies such as greeting students, facilitating study groups, and planning regular breaks can combat inappropriate behavior. ... More>


Observer Article

Reflecting on a Lifetime of Achievement

As part of APS’s 25th Anniversary celebration, the Board of Directors is honoring 25 distinguished scientists who have had a profound impact on the field of psychological science over the past quarter century. ... More>