Observer Article

Reviewing for Risk: What’s the Evidence That It Works?

The authors consider the effectiveness of the process for reviewing research proposals in terms of risk to human subjects, as it has evolved in psychological research in North America. They […]... More>


Observer Article

Darley Takes Helm as President

You don’t have to be from Princeton to be President of APS, but apparently it helps. APS is pleased to welcome this year’s roster of distinguished leaders. Our new President […]... More>


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Code Overload: Doing a Number on Memory

Pick up the phone, dial your 11-digit calling card number … then punch in your 14-digit access code … then the 11-digit long distance phone number you’re calling. Punch in […]... More>


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New Publications Chair Heads Search for Journal Editor

One of the first things on Morton Ann Gernsbacher’s plate as the new chair of the APS Publications Committee is to find a new editor for the Society’s flagship journal, […]... More>


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Regulatory Changes Affecting IRBs and Researchers

Let’s face it. Getting IRB approval for research projects falls somewhere on a continuum from “downright painful” to “just get it over with.” The experiences of researchers applying for IRB […]... More>