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Volume 15, Issue1January, 2002

Few people can distinguish between the smell of day-old fish and the odor of the paper in which it was wrapped. That’s just how it is with scientific misconduct. The misconduct of those working with you may become yours. In the worst case, your lab is shut for the investigation More

APS Past President James L. McGaugh (third from right) at the dedication ceremony of McGaugh Hall at University of California-Irvine. With McGaugh are UCI Dean Susan Bryant, Chancellor Ralph Cicerone, F. Sherwood Rowland, and APS members Thomas J. Carew and Norman M. Weinberger. APS Past President James L. McGaugh, a More

Brooklyn College is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY). Situated on nearly 30 acres of broad lawns ringed by Georgian-style buildings in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, the college is one of the nation’s leading academic and research institutes with a total student More

Alan I. Leshner recounts his seven years at NIDA with APS Executive Director Alan G. Kraut. Psychologist Alan I. Leshner served as director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse for seven years, during which time he put NIDA and drug abuse research on the map, increased our understanding of More

The long-time directors of three federal research institutes which support a significant amount of behavioral science have resigned within weeks of one another, leaving a leadership gap in behavioral science at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Alan I. Leshner, an APS Fellow and Charter Member who served as director More

Why share psychological data? Aren’t there serious obstacles that prevent sharing? And even if we were willing to share in principle, how would we go about doing it in fact? These questions were discussed in the first three articles in this series. The answers I have suggested are these: We More

Guest Columnist Many of us have put in our best-faith efforts in writing journal articles or grant proposals, only to receive savage reviews. I recently received a savage review of an article I co-wrote and submitted to a journal that referred to the submitted article as sounding like it was More