APS Among Science Organizations Disagreeing With Travel Ban
APS has joined 180 scientific organizations in raising concerns about the effect of President Trump’s planned immigration restrictions on America’s ability to attract international scientific talent.
The Ideal Mother Vs. The Ideal Worker
NPR: A couple of weeks ago, I participated in a panel discussion about motherhood in academia. Along with other female professors with children, I answered questions from the audience, most of whom were female Ph.D.
Linehan Receives Grawemeyer Award for Psychology
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, whose groundbreaking research has focused on developing interventions for teens at high risk for suicide, as well as support networks for their families and friends, has won
Perspectives Invites Additional Articles for “Am I Famous Yet?” Symposium
The November 2016 issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science (PPS) includes the symposium “Am I Famous Yet?,” a series of invited articles discussing what factors ought to be taken into account in evaluating the scientific merit of
APS Teaching Fund Supports ‘The Learning Scientists’
Psychological scientist Yana Weinstein was feeling guilty one night about not doing enough to disseminate her research on learning to students — so she decided to take it to Twitter. Weinstein, an assistant professor at
Scholars Talk Writing: Steven Pinker
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Steven Pinker is about as close as you can come to being an academic celebrity. The Harvard professor of psychology has written seven books for a general readership in addition