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Observer Article

Journals, Journals, Journals

As the field’s highest ranked empirical journal reaches its silver anniversary, we republish the inaugural editorial written by its founding editor, the late cognitive psychologist William K. Estes — who worked on the early issues in the same corner of the same house where William James authored Principles of Psychology a century earlier. Psychological Science introduced a number of innovations and led to a number of changes in journals across the field more generally. ... More>

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Probing Emotional Mysteries

Studying human emotion is akin to detective work for APS Past President Robert W. Levenson. The 2014 William James Fellow awardee discusses his search for clues in behavior, age, genes, and much more. ... More>


Remembering Richard F. Thompson

Friends and colleagues remember a neuroscience pioneer for his tenacity and his dedication to the scientific method. ... More>


APS Past President McGaugh Wins Grawemeyer Award

James McGaugh, one of APS’s first presidents, has won the prestigious 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology, in recognition of his seminal research on the link between emotions and memory. ... More>

Why Kids Won’t Quit Technology