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Psychology in a Post-Genomics

The draft DNA sequence of the human genome was announced in June 2000, two years ahead of schedule. Some party-poopers grumble that the four nucleotide letters that constitute the DNA alphabet are not GATC, but HYPE. They complain that the DNA sequence by itself does not tell us how we can begin life as a single fertilized cell and end up with trillions of cells containing the same DNA but expressing different genes. It doesn't cure any diseases. ... More>


Observer Article

Uncovering Neurodevelopmental Origins of Psychosis and Adolescent Mental Health: A Tribute to Elaine F. Walker

Elaine F. Walker’s influence can be measured in her stellar publishing records, her many awards, and the number of her former students who have gone on to acclaimed research careers of their own. In a symposium at the 25th APS Annual Convention, three of those students discussed their research interests and how they were inspired by Walker. ... More>


A Family Affair

APS has been a family affair for us over the years. When the girls were little, they would come along for the ride. Since 2009, though, they have been active […] More>


Observer Article

Reflecting on a Lifetime of Achievement

As part of APS’s 25th Anniversary celebration, the Board of Directors is honoring 25 distinguished scientists who have had a profound impact on the field of psychological science over the past quarter century. ... More>


Irving I. Gottesman

University of Minnesota James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award Irving I. Gottesman is known internationally for his work in the field of behavioral and psychiatric genetics. His research has focused on […]... More>