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Presidential Column

On Civility in Reviewing

Guest Columnist Many of us have put in our best-faith efforts in writing journal articles or grant proposals, only to receive savage reviews. I recently received a savage review of […]... More>


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Do We Fear the Right Things?

  DAVID G. MYERS “Freedom and fear are at war,” President Bush has told us. The terrorists’ goal, he says, is “not only to kill and maim and destroy” but […]... More>


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Sense-Making Before and After September 11

Very little seems to have changed in the little college town in which I live. The weather has turned cool, and the maples are turning red along the street that […]... More>


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The Limits of Our Archival Stance (cont.): We Fail to Contribute to Policy Debates

The story so far: I have suggested in previous columns that psychology, perhaps uniquely among the sciences, has adopted the perspective that our task is to discover the basic mechanisms […]... More>


Presidential Column

Our Archival Stance Can Be Costly

John Darley APS President In last month’s column [Observer, July/August, 2001], I suggested that psychology, in contrast to many adjacent sciences, is characterized by a methodological preference for experimentation, because […]... More>