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How movies influence perceptions of brain disorders

Countering “Neuromyths” in the Movies

Using a grant awarded by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, Mary V. Spiers is educating the public about the science behind popular movies. ... More>

Student Notebook

Careless Responding on Internet-Based Surveys

Although Internet-based surveys clearly have advantages, there are challenges to this mode of data collection. These challenges stem from the physical disconnection of the researcher and respondent, which is inherent to Internet-based survey methodology. ... More>

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>

Student Notebook

Off the Beaten Path

As the tenure-track academic position becomes increasingly elusive, newly minted psychological scientists are finding employment in a number of exciting fields outside academia. ... More>