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2016 APS Mentor Awards

APS Past President Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger, III, once convinced a graduate student to don a gorilla suit to get a leading scientist’s attention. APS Past President Susan T. Fiske nudged a student to explore such intimidating subjects as magnet physics and electrophysiology. These unusual guiding gestures have earned Fiske and Roediger, along with APS Fellows Richard N. Aslin and Yaacov Trope, the 2016 APS Mentor Award. ... More>

Jeb Bush Was Wrong: There Are Many Careers for Psychological Scientists

The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology and APS have partnered to develop a mentorship database that helps junior scientists connect with more established peers. ... More>

Student Notebook

The Many Varieties of Mentors

It is hard to express the importance of the mentor–mentee relationship in a brief article. In my experience, this relationship is one of the most valuable in a graduate student’s […]... More>

Student Notebook

Grad School Off-Campus

A student makes practical suggestions for students conducting research as part of an online academic program. ... More>


Remembering Keith Rayner

Colleagues and former students pay homage to a psychological scientist renowned for making the measurement of eye movements a major tool for the study of cognitive processes. ... More>