Observer Vol. 23, No. 10 December, 2010

Member Article

A Moving Research Story


Every once in a while, you pick up the phone, and something ex­traordinary happens.... More>

Member Article

An Alternative Career Path: Research Management


Members of APS may find it interesting that I chose to enter psychology specifically as a science, among other sciences that I might have chosen at a critical point in my life. Like many research psychologists, I came to the field via a convoluted path.... More>


Mortimer Mishkin Awarded the National Medal of Science

APS Fellow and Charter Member Mortimer Mishkin from National Institutes of Health (NIH) — and one of the first recipients of APS’ William James award for lifetime achievement in basic […]... More>

Presidential Column

Presidential Column

Launched in 2001, Wikipedia is now the most commonly used source for general reference on the Internet. It ranks fifth among the world’s most visited websites and contains over 17 million articles in multiple languages. The English version alone is read by 13 million people a day.... More>

Teaching Tips

A Brief Guide for Teaching and Assessing Critical Thinking in Psychology

In my first year of college teaching, a student approached me one day after class and politely asked, “What did you mean by the word ‘evidence’?” I tried to hide […]... More>