Cover Story

Exercising Judgement: The Psychology of Fitness

It’s only been a few weeks since you made that New Year’s resolution to exercise more, but already you’re finding reasons to skip days — maybe even weeks. You know […]... More>

Observer Article

Moving Beyond the Cheshire Cat: Research in Oral Health Behavior

In Lewis Carroll’s classic story Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat appears and disappears at will, often showing up as a disembodied, grinning mouth full of teeth. This prompts Alice […]... More>

Member Article

Bloom and Grow: My View of Psychological Research in China

Thirty years ago in China, there were only a few people called psychologists, and no college students had the opportunity to obtain a degree in psychology because no Chinese universities […]... More>

Observer Article

A History of APS’s Publications

We’re so used to the Observer and APS’s journals as mainstays in the field that it’s easy to forget that they haven’t always been around. In this month’s column, we […]... More>


On the Newsstand

Go Ahead, Rationalize. Monkeys Do It, Too The New York Times November 6, 2007 “For half a century, social psychologists have been trying to figure out the human gift for […]... More>