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In recent weeks, the news media have featured APS members on various research-related topics. The members are listed here along with their affiliation, the name and date of the publication/ broadcast in which they were quoted/ mentioned, and a brief description of the topic.
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Members in the News

Eleanor R. Adair, Air Force Research Laboratory, The New York Times, January 16, 2001: Tuning in to the microwave frequency

Craig Anderson, Iowa State University, USA Today, November 2000: Study links game playing, aggression

Larry Beutler, University of California-Santa Barbara, Discover Magazine, February 1, 2001: Is Prozac a placebo?

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University, Better Homes and Gardens, March 1, 2001: Growing up so fast

Kelly Brownell, Yale University, Health.com, December 1, 2000: Unreal bodies on the silver screen

Joan C. Chrisler, Connecticut College, USA Today, November 20, 2000: Body weight and economic status; Harvard Advocate, January 18, 2001: Weight and body image; USA Today, January 23, 2001: the double standard of aging

Andrew Christensen, University of California-Los Angeles, Time Magazine, January 22, 2001: I surrender dear

Robert B. Cialdini, Stanford University, Scientific American, February 2001: Persuasion

Robyn Dawes, Carnegie Mellon University, Discover Magazine, February, 1, 2001: Is Prozac a placebo?

Ed Diener, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, US News, January 1, 2001: Pursuing happiness by the numbers

Frank Farley, Temple University, USA Today, February 8, 2001: Survivor tactics could become norm

Baruch Fischhoff, Carnegie Mellon University, The Washington Post, January 14, 2001: Unconventional wisdom; Teen angels

Susan Goldin-Meadow, University of Chicago, Discover Magazine, February 1, 2001: Deaf children show the signs of how language originates

Mark Goldman, University of South Florida, The Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2001: Athletes drink more alcohol

Sybil Hart, Texas Technical University, Parenting Magazine, February 1, 2001: Preventing sibling rivalry

Frank Hassebrock, Denison University, Columbus Dispatch, February 1, 2001: For the key to memory we seek to unlock the corners of our minds

Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University, The New York Times, February 11, 2001: Some economists call behavior a key

Melanie Killen, University of Maryland, The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 16, 2001: How children handle conflict

Robin Kowalski, Western Carolina University, Health.com, January 2, 2001: Annoying women, obnoxious men

Irving Kirsch, University of Connecticut, Discover Magazine, February 1, 2001: Is Prozac a placebo?

Donald Klein, Columbia University, Discover Magazine, February 1, 2001: Is Prozac a placebo?

Arthur Kramer, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, Discovery Health, February 7, 2001: Running smart

Kathleen Lawler, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Health.com, December 1, 2000: Forgiveness sustains the heart

Alan Leshner, National Institute on Drug Abuse, The New York Times, January 23, 2001: Doctors donít always address drug abuse

Robert Levenson, University of California-Berkeley, The Los Angeles Times, February 5, 2001: Turns out the happy couple is gay

Michael Lewis, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Redbook, January 1, 2001: Children and self-esteem

Scott Lilienfeld, Emory University, The Los Angeles Times, December 25, 2000: The secret to walking like an Egyptian

James L. McGaugh, University of California-Irvine, The Baltimore Sun, January 29, 2001: Rodentsí higher IQ may come at a price

Jill Morford, University of New Mexico, Discover Magazine, February 1, 2001: Deaf children show the signs of how language originates

David Myers, Hope College, Columbus Dispatch, February 2, 2001: Business ills may be the root of social ills

Raja Parasuraman, Catholic University of America, The Learning Channel, January 13, 2001: Understanding air traffic control

Richard Schulz, University of Pittsburgh, USA Today, December 2000: Middle age stretches toward eighty

Martin Seligman, University of Pennsylvania, MSNBC News, February 8, 2001: Longer life, put on a happy face

Kenneth Sher, University of Missouri-Columbia, The Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2001: Athletes drink more alcohol

Dean K. Simonton, University of California-Davis, The Los Angeles Times, December 7, 2001: Fun follows functions

Hilda Speicher, University of Deleware, The Los Angeles Times, February 12, 2001: Social stigma of being single

Ruth Striegel-Moore, Wesleyan University, Better Homes and Gardens, March 2001: Growing up so fast

Carol Tavris, Los Angeles, CA, The Los Angeles Times, February 8, 2001: In choosing a therapy, think science

Stephanie Teasley, University of Michigan, The Los Angeles Times, January 22, 2001: Close quarters, no privacy, just the thing to boost productivity

Herbert Terrace, Columbia University, The New York Times, February 3, 2001: Animal consciousness

Brenda Wiederhold, California School of Professional Psychology, Discovery Health, February 7, 2001: Things that go bump: Virtual treatment for real phobias

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