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Volume 14, Issue1January, 2001

The university is a great place to learn about prejudice — first­hand. The prejudice that I’m talking about is so deeply ingrained in the nature of universities and other large organizations that it is not recognized as a near kin of racism, sexism, ageism, or the other “isms” that can More

Voicing Psychology at Big Blue BY JAMES R. LEWIS As an engineering psychologist at International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), I’m involved in commercializing the voice and speech technologies developed by IBM Research. These technologies include speech recognition, artificial speech production, speaker identification and translation. This work provides a tremendous opportunity More

Psychology is divided into areas such as biological psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, social psychology, personality psychology, and so forth. Departments often organize their professors in this way, graduate programs are usually structured in this way, and jobs are typically advertised in this way. This organization More

From the Founding Fathers to the recent inductees, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has, as George Washington wrote, “a high reputation” across many disciplines. In 2000, three Fellows of the American Psychological Society were inducted into the Academy: Robert M. Krauss, Columbia University; Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania More

In 1997 I left a position as an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine to join RAND, a private, non-profit corporation that seeks to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis. At RAND, I am a senior behavioral scientist, and I serve More

The university is a great place to learn about prejudice — first­hand. The prejudice that I’m talking about is so deeply ingrained in the nature of universities and other large organizations that it is not recognized as a near kin of racism, sexism, ageism, or the other “isms” that can More