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Remembering Janet Taylor Spence

The pioneering research of APS’s first elected president has left contemporary investigators with several key tools for measuring anxiety and attitudes about gender. Janet Taylor Spence’s colleagues remember her transformative work and her vital role in launching APS. ... More>

Observer Article

Janet Taylor Spence: A Life in Science

A timeline lists highlights in the life of Janet Taylor Spence. ... More>


Remembering Varda Shoham

APS Board Member Varda Shoham devoted her boundless energy and intellect to shaping a rigorous science of clinical psychology. ... More>

The Search for Psychology’s Lost Boy

Half a Century Later, Psychology Researchers Remember Kitty Genovese

A group of scholars, historians, journalists, and activists recently gathered at a Fordham University conference to commemorate the life and tragic death of Kitty Genovese. ... More>