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Observer Article

Birthplace of a Journal

The first issues of APS’s flagship journal were edited at a fitting location — the historic Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of the father of American psychology, William James. ... More>


Observation

APS Honors Golinkoff and Hirsh-Pasek for Lifetime Contributions to Psychological Science

APS Fellows Roberta M. Golinkoff (University of Delaware) and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (Temple University) will receive the 2015 APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for their collaborative research on language, literacy, […]... More>


Observer Article

Building a Better Student Body

SAT scores and grade point averages hold disproportionate weight in college admissions processes, says APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Neal Schmitt. The Michigan State University scientist is investigating noncognitive measures that he believes will better predict students’ chances of success in higher education. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Carolyn Rovee-Collier

Colleagues honor a tenacious scientist whose research toppled prevailing views of infant memory development and whose dedication inspired successive generations of researchers. ... More>


Playing With Puzzles and Blocks Could Build Children’s Spatial Skills

Play may seem like fun and games, but new research shows that specific kinds of play are actually associated with development of particular cognitive skills. ... More>