May/June 2013 Observer Volume 26, Number 5

Observer Article

Awfully Funny

Finding the humor in tragedy may seem insensitive, but researchers have found that it is an effective coping mechanism when we are confronted with life’s disasters. ... More>


Member Article

Financial Decision Making and the Aging Brain

Many of the most influential financial decision makers in our society from business to politics happen to be middle-aged. The average age of Fortune 500 chief executive officers and chief financial officers is around the mid-fifties. Historically, the average appointment age of Federal Reserve Chairs and National Economic Council Directors is also in the fifties. ... More>


Observer Article

Reflecting on a Lifetime of Achievement

As part of APS’s 25th Anniversary celebration, the Board of Directors is honoring 25 distinguished scientists who have had a profound impact on the field of psychological science over the past quarter century. ... More>


Observer Article

APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions

The APS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions, in recognition of the significant impact their work is having in the field of psychological science. ... More>


Observer Article

May/June 2013 Rising Stars

This month, APS concludes its series recognizing the 2013 class of young luminaries in psychological science. ... More>