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Consolidated Standards for Reporting Trials (CONSORT)

Get involved in the development of a new reporting guideline for social and psychological interventions! An international initiative of researchers, journal editors, and stakeholders in intervention studies is working with […]... More>


Academic Observer

Journal Impact Factors

Henry L. Roediger, III, chair of APS's Publications Committee, says Impact Factors are a flawed measure in academic publishing. ... More>


Member Article

Citation-Based Indices of Scholarly Impact: Databases and Norms

Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research topic as well as a crucial factor in making consequential decisions. As decision makers ramp up their reliance on objective measures, quantifying scholarly impact effectively has never been more important. ... More>


Observer Article

Growing Up With APS

At the founding of APS in 1988, student affiliates were just embarking on their careers. Over the next 25 years they would become luminaries in the field of psychological science; many remained active in APS by becoming board members and serving the organization in other capacities. In this retrospective, some of APS’s former student affiliates reflect on their careers and involvement with APS since the organization’s inception. ... More>


Presidential Column

Department-ism: More Than Just Space Wars

The university is a great place to learn about prejudice — first­hand. The prejudice that I'm talking about is so deeply ingrained in the nature of universities and other large organizations that it is not recognized as a near kin of racism, sexism, ageism, or the other "isms" that can be found in the appendix of most general psychology texts. Perhaps it is not surprising that academic psychologists have avoided even naming the prejudice that is openly practiced on our own campuses and within our own discipline. What I am talking about is department-ism. ... More>