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Subdisciplines in Their Interactions

Consider the following: Most psychologists read only journals in their sub-specialty of psychology; Psychologists are employed in many departments on university campuses, not just psychology departments; Most psychologists attend psychology […]... More>


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Let Me Introduce You…

It’s a new school year and at campuses all across the country, record numbers of students are taking psychology courses. And most of them are taking introductory psychology. By far […]... More>


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Come Together

I thought I would write about psychology from the point of view of a provost, since I am in the strange position of being both president of APS and a […]... More>


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Banking on Psychological Principles

Universities are businesses, although we academics do not like to think of them as such. However, we are not in business to make a profit, but rather to produce teaching […]... More>


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What’s Fair to Compare?

Who is Number 1? We are fascinated with this question. What is the best pizza, the best movie, the best TV show? In sports, winning and losing is part of […]... More>