APS Observer Online
Volume 14, Number 6
July/August 2001

Members in the News:

Linda Bartoshuk, Yale Medical School, The Los Angeles Times, May 14, 2001: Sense of smell can go both ways

Jay Belsky, University of London-Birbeck College, The Washington Post, April 19, 2001: Child aggressiveness study cites day care; The New York Times, April 19, 2001: Link between behavioral problems and time in child care; The Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2001: Child care and behavior; The Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2001: Child care study findings disagreements; The Washington Post, April 30, 2001: Child care worries adding up

Marc Breedlove, University of California-Berkeley, The Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2001: Patterns of homosexuality

David M. Buss, APS Fellow, University of Texas at Austin, The Los Angeles Times, April 2, 2001: Dangerous passions of jealousy and infidelity

John Cacioppo, University of Chicago, The Washington Post, June 5, 2001: Lonely hearts disease

Robert Carson, Duke University, The Washington Post, June 1, 2001: A scarlet letter for sex offenders

Joan C. Chrisler, Connecticut College, Redbook, May 2001: Learning to love your body

Alison Clarke-Stewart, University of California-Irvine, The Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2001: Child care and behavior; The Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2001: Child care study findings disagreements

Geraldine Dawson, University of Washington-Seattle, Science, May 4, 2001: The face of autism

Ed Diener, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, The New York Times, May 19, 2001: Happiness and wealth

Robert S. Feldman, University of Massachusetts, ABC News Prime Time, March 15, 2001: To tell the truth

Bernardo Ferdman, Alliant University, Esta Mañana, February 7, 2001: Workplace violence

Joseph R. Ferrari, DePaul University, The Los Angeles Times, May 11, 2001: The psychology of revenge/justice

Tiffany Field, University of Miami, The Washington Post, April 17, 2001: Touch

Sarah Friedman, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, The Washington Post, April 19, 2001: Child aggressiveness study cites day care; The New York Times, April 19, 2001: Link between behavioral problems and time in child care

Rochel Gelman, Rutgers University, Reuters Health Information, June 19, 2001: Pokemon points to more complex learning in kids

Mark Goldman, University of South Florida-Tampa, The Washington Post, June 5, 2001: A problem for all families, from the first to the last

Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, University of Delaware, The Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2001: How babies talk

Sam Gosling, University of Texas at Austin, American Scientist, July-August, 2001: The nature of emotions

Marc D. Hauser, Harvard University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 6, 2001: Look who's listening

Louis Herman, University of Hawaii, The New York Times, May 1, 2001: Brainy dolphins

Rachel Herz, Brown University, Salon.com, June 19, 2001: The sweet stench of desire

Bart Hoebel, Princeton University, Reuters Health Information, June 18, 2001: Rat studies show evidence of 'sugar dependence'

Martin L. Hoffman, New York University, New York Newsday, April 2, 2001: Empathy is fickle, but beneficial

Holly Hom, University of Virginia, Electronic Telegraph, June 15, 2001: Men 'gossip more than women to boost their egos'

Timothy Jay, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, The New York Times, June 27, 2001: Workplace: the four-letter-word patrol is in pursuit

Peter W. Jusczyk, Johns Hopkins University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 6, 2001: Look who's listening

Jerome Kagan, Harvard University, Washingtonian, June 2001: Am I crazy?

Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University, The New York Times, May 19, 2001: Happiness and wealth

John M. Kennedy, University of Toronto, The Washington Post, April 28, 2001: Unseen forces, what blind people draw

Alan Leshner, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Science, May 11, 2001: Zapping memory center triggers drug craving

Daniel Levitin, McGill University, The Globe and Mail, June 15, 2001: Absolute pitch skills in animals

Scott O. Lilienfeld, Emory University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2001: Hot-potato research

Elizabeth Loftus, University of Washington, The Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2001: Child care study findings disagreements

Gary F. Marcus, New York University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 6, 2001: Look who's listening

Kathleen McCartney, Harvard University, The Los Angeles Times, April 26, 2001: Child care study findings disagreements; The Washington Post, April 30, 2001: Child care worries adding up

Richard McCarty, American Psychological Association, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2001: Hot-potato research

David Myers, Hope College, The New York Times, May 19, 2001: Happiness and wealth

Michael R. Nash, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Scientific American, July 2001: The truth and hype of hypnosis

Nora Newcombe, Temple University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2001: Hot-potato research

Helga Noice, Elmhurst College, The Chicago Tribune, June 22, 2001: Researcher studies effect of arts on minds of elderly; WGN-TV, June 22, 2001: Acting training makes for active brains.

Hal Pashler, University of California-San Diego, The New York Times, April 8, 2001: How to multitask

Irene Pepperberg, University of Arizona, The New York Times, May 1, 2001: Brainy dolphins pass the human mirror test

Steven Pinker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Science, June 1, 2001: What makes the mind dance and count; The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 6, 2001: Look who's listening

Daniel Povinelli, University of Louisiana at LaFayette, Scientific American, July 2001: The flipper effect

Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland, Education Week (March 21,2001 and May 2, 2001), The Washington Post (April 11, 2001), The Washington Times (March 16, 2001), Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 9, 2001), and the Atlanta Journal and Constitution (March 17,2001): Citizenship and education in twenty-eight countries: civic knowledge and engagement at age fourteen

Linda Richter, Columbia University, Reuters Health Information, June 18, 2001: Quitting smoking can boost girls self-esteem

Sharon Risch, University of Michigan, Reuters Health Information, June 15, 2001: Dad plays role in improving son's marriage: study

Steven V. Rouse, Pepperdine University, Reuters Health Information, June 15, 2001: People not what they seem in web chatrooms

Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania, The New Yorker, July 9, 2001: The man who couldn't stop eating

J. Philippe Rushton, University of Western Ontario, Insight on the News Magazine, May 28, 2001: Is there a biological basis for race and racial differences?

Dan Schacter, Harvard University, The Today Show, June 28, 2001: Seven sins of memory

Devendra Singh, University of Texas-Austin, The Learning Channel, February 14, 2001: Science of seduction; Discovery (Canada), March 5, 2001: Homosexuality; ABC News, April 5, 2001: Men can smell fertility

Elizabeth Spelke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science, June 1, 2001: What makes the mind dance and count

Stephen Suomi, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Washingtonian, June 2001: Am I crazy?

Melinda Tamkins, Columbia University, , June 18, 2001: Popularity 'is key to success'

Robert Thayer, California State University-Long Beach, New Choices, April 2001: Ways to boost your energy

Howard E.A. Tinsley, University of Florida, New Choices, April 2001: Ways to boost your energy

Jennifer A. Veitch, National Research Council of Canada, April 21, 2001: Office toys-personalization in the workplace

Molly Wagster, National Institute on Aging, The Washington Post, May 8, 2001: Confronting alzheimer's

Francis White, Chicago Medical School, The New York Times, May 2, 2001: Chemical may be key to Parkinson's

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