Observer Vol. 25, No. 2 February 2012

Academic Observer

Psychology’s Woes and a Partial Cure: The Value of Replication

In response to recent reports of academic dishonesty, Former APS President Henry L. Roediger, III urges colleagues to replicate results sooner rather than later. ... More>


APS to Launch Clinical Science Journal

APS is excited to introduce a new addition to the APS journal family — Clinical Psychological Science (CPS). ... More>


The Science of Online Romance

Finkel is the lead author of “Online Dating: A Critical Analysis From the Perspective of Psychological Science,” an upcoming issue of Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI). The report explores whether online-dating services help or hinder people in their search for true love. ... More>

Observer Article

The Realities of Reason

In his Award Address at the 23rd APS Annual Convention in Washington, DC, Phillip Johnson-Laird said that people aren't always rational, but we aren't intrinsically irrational either. ... More>

Member Article

Why I Became An Administrator… And Why You Might Become One Too

Trading a lab for a desk doesn't mean leaving your research behind, Says Robert Sternberg. ... More>