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Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?

Anyone who has seen this majestic creature in the wild, nibbling away at the top of an acacia tree, has to marvel at the wonder of evolution. The giraffe’s long […]... More>


Douglas L. Medin

Northwestern University William James Fellow Award Best known for his research on concepts and categorization, Doug Medin studies how our ideas of the natural world develop, examining biological thought from […]... More>


Presidential Column

From Where the Chair Sits

Fighting for budgets, mentoring young faculty, and ensuring that the field receives proper respect — it’s all in a day’s work for psychology department chairs. ... More>


Student Notebook

Putting Pen to Paper

Writing is a difficult and time-consuming process. The frustration you feel finding the motivation to write and actually engaging with the writing process is natural. The key is to take that frustration and turn it into a well-crafted paper worthy of your audience’s time and attention. ... More>


Stop bullying the ‘soft’ sciences