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Volume 17, Issue7July, 2004

I am writing this article as an expert on psychology’s effect on family life. No, I am not a research scientist or a journalist. I wasn’t even a psych major. I am writing this as an eye-witness account. That’s right. I am a daughter of a psychologist. Please, hold your More

Borynski Hello, my name is Michele Borynski and I am honored to serve as the 2004-2005 President of the American Psychological Society’s Student Caucus. I completed my bachelor’s degree at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and then earned my master’s degree at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. More

Past President Roediger Receives Honorary Doctorate Roediger APS Immediate Past President Henry L. (Roddy) Roediger, III received an honorary doctorate in social sciences from Purdue University in May 2004. “Roddy’s influence is still strongly felt and his friendship still cherished,” said Howard M. Weiss, head of the department of psychological More

An original postcard of the Ferris wheel, then only a decade old, at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis. On May 14, 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and the other members of their expedition, boarded their boats north of St. Louis for a trip upriver on the Missouri More

Logan When psychologists began to define psychology as a natural science, they chose Newtonian Physics as the model. Correlations were useful for making predictions, but an experimental analysis was required to establish causality. In the prototypical experiment, all known relevant factors were held constant save one, the “independent variable,” and More

Jackson When a psychologist needs a little inspiration, he or she might turn to the wise words of an old master, seeking in some eternal axiom the courage to move forward in the face of uncertainty. Many likely turn to Sigmund Freud, others to William James, a few possibly to More