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Observer Article

From Principles of Cognitive Science to MOOCs

Leading researchers, including APS William James Fellow Richard C. Atkinson, address the challenges of harnessing current technology to enhance learning. ... More>


Observer Article

Butler Builds a Culture of Research

Encouraging undergraduate students to attend the APS Convention is part of Butler University's culture of research. ... More>


Insecurity at the Borderline


Elite Colleges Don’t Buy Happiness for Graduates


Student Notebook

The Importance of Divergent Thinking for Research in Graduate School and Beyond

As undergraduates, we are generally encouraged to practice concrete thought. Our goal is to find the “right” answers. However, when we make the transition to graduate school we find that the relationship between students and professors becomes bidirectional. ... More>