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Observer Article

The Dos and Don’ts of Wikipedia Editing in the Undergraduate Psychology Classroom

For instructors, the APS Wikipedia Initiative provides a context for undergraduate students to write about psychological science for the widest possible readership. Psychological scientists Christina Shane-Simpson and Patricia J. Brooks provide tips for making Wikipedia assignments more manageable for teachers and more fruitful for students. ... More>

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>

Presidential Column

Educating Consumers of Psychological Science

Making sure laypeople understand psychological findings can be just as important as training the next generation of researchers. ... More>

The Benefits of Traditional vs. Wikipedia Assignments

Watch Megan John from Concordia College present her poster "The Benefits of Traditional vs. Wikipedia Research Assignments for Introductory Psychology Students" at the APS 25th Annual Convention in Washington DC. ... More>

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>