APS 19th Annual Convention (2007)

Intelligence Redefined

According to traditional intelligence paradigms, intelligence peaks around the age of 25. Discouraging news for the 26 and over set. But take heart: APS Fellow and Charter Member Phillip L. Ackerman argues for a new definition of adult intelligence and he has an impressive body of research to support it. More

The End of the End of Ideology

In the aftermath of World War II, many social scientists claimed that individual citizens’ political attitudes lacked the consistency to be considered ideological and that there was little difference is the psychological processing of liberals and conservatives. According to these thinkers, the era of entrenched political ideology had ended. New More

Award Addresses

Further coverage of the Award Addresses will appear in upcoming Observers William James Fellows The William James Fellow Award honors APS Members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology. Richard Shiffrin delivers his award address, “How Events Produce Knowledge, and Knowledge Encodes Events.” Elliot More