Cover Story

Year in Review 2012


2012 was a great year for psychological science. It would be impossible to acknowledge all the progress that APS Members made this year, but we hope that you enjoy this review of psychological science in 2012. ... More>

Presidential Column

From Where the Chair Sits

Fighting for budgets, mentoring young faculty, and ensuring that the field receives proper respect — it’s all in a day’s work for psychology department chairs. ... More>

Observer Article

Rethinking Gifted Education Policy

When it comes to academic talent, abilities matter — but they need to be cultivated. A report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest offers some practical, empirically sound advice. ... More>

Student Notebook

Identifying the Missing Pieces in the Study of Families

ince the relationships among family members’ characteristics are complex, scientists who study family dynamics should employ statistical strategies that differ from traditional methods ... More>

Observer Article

‘Tis the Season for Giving

Whether we’re giving gifts to friends and family or giving ourselves a break, self-reflection on giving — and not just on what we have received — can be a powerful tool for motivating altruistic behaviors. ... More>