Awards

2013 APS Award Address: Elaine F. Walker

Research on the origins of serious mental illness has benefited greatly from advances in developmental neuroscience. With these advances, we now have a clearer picture of the complex interplay between […]... More>


APS 2013 Mentor Award: Michael T. Turvey

Michael T. Turvey, University of Connecticut, is best known for his pioneering work in ecological psychology and for applying a dynamic systems approach to the study of motor behavior. Elke […]... More>


Observer Article

How to Fix a Fractured Nation

Psychological scientist Diane Halpern of Claremont McKenna College spoke about how to address political polarization in her James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award address at the 25th APS Annual Convention. ... More>


Observer Article

Passionate Love

If there’s one sentiment shared by all great artists, from Shakespeare to Beyoncé (not that we’re comparing the two), it’s this: Love is intense. Only in the last century have psychological scientists begun to regard passionate love as a viable research topic. ... More>


Observer Article

Inside the Neurotic Mind

Science, not popular culture, should inform our approach to neuroticism, says James McKeen Cattell Fellow David H. Barlow, whose work on neuroticism has led to innovative new treatments for mood disorders. ... More>