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Observer Article

Achieving ‘Good Article’ Status in Wikipedia

Psychology professor Paula Marentette helped her students achieve a coveted designation on the collaborative online encyclopedia. ... More>

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Reflections on Wikipedia in the Classroom

Mona Ibrahim turned the APS Wikipedia Initiative into an assignment that students enjoyed. ... More>


All of Science Stands Behind Behavioral Science at NSF


In an APS-inspired effort, the science and engineering community has joined forces to oppose cuts in funding for basic behavioral and social science research at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).... More>

Member Article

Can We Measure Journal Quality?

I am chair of the APS Publications Committee, so I watch the ratings of our journals with interest. All our numbers were up this year, which is great. Because these journals cover the entire field of psychology, ISI places them in a category called “Multidisciplinary Psychology Journals” of which there are 111. Remarkably, APS has 3 journals in the top 11 in this category for 2009 ... More>

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NIH Examines Peer Review

Peer review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is getting an in-depth look, with the official goal of “optimizing its efficiency and effectiveness, and to ensure that the NIH […]... More>