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Observation

‘Memory, Like Liberty, Is a Fragile Thing’

APS Past President Elizabeth Loftus is this year’s recipient of the Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for her pioneering research on human memory, which has had a profound impact on the administration of justice in the United States and abroad.... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Not Just Limericks

The University of Texas Limerick Committee article reminded me of our graduate student double-dactyl committee in the 1960s at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Here is the one that has never left my memory.... More>


Obituary

In Appreciation: Robyn Dawes

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APS Fellow and Charter Member Robyn Dawes died December 14, 2010 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 74. Many friends and colleagues remember his life and work.... More>


Cover Story

Harnessing the Power of Wikipedia for Scientific Psychology: A Call to Action

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APS is calling on its Members to support the Association’s mission to deploy the power of Wikipedia to represent scientific psychology as fully and as accurately as possible and thereby to promote the free teaching of psychology worldwide. ... More>


Observation

Sensing Success: Klatzky Doubly Honored

2010 has been a banner year for Roberta L. Klatzky, APS Treasurer and Professor of Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University: She has received both a Humboldt Research […] More>