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Volume 27, Issue9November, 2014
A picture of chromosomes with the telomeres highly visible.

The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks… More

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Volume 27, Issue9November, 2014

Books to Check Out: November 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication by Richard Jackson Harris and Fred W… More

A picture of chromosomes with the telomeres highly visible.

The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks… More

Academic Leadership

Over the years, I have been surprised by the number of my friends or acquaintances in psychology who have become… More

Stepping Into the Mix

I was introduced to interdisciplinary research during my very first lab meeting in graduate school in 1991. Judith Rodin, my… More