Mind, Body, Illness: Amidst Pandemic, Opportunities for Discovery
In her final column as APS President, Lisa Feldman Barrett points to a key area of scientific research that could benefit physicians, epidemiologists, and virologists on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forward Into the Past, Part 2
Lisa Feldman Barrett digs deeper into William James’s theories on how we think about psychological categories. Counterintuitive hypotheses naturally follow.
Forward into the Past
Inspiration for remaking psychological science can be found by returning to our roots, suggests Lisa Feldman Barrett. Drawing from Darwin and James, could the variation that we dismiss as error actually be the phenomena of interest? [OBSERVER March 2020]
A Day in the Life
APS President Lisa Feldman Barrett recounts one of the most difficult situations that APS has faced during her tenure.
Take an Aisle Seat
Part of the scientific process is dealing with conflicting data and results. APS President Lisa Feldman Barrett suggests making a resolution this year to transform your adversaries into your greatest resource, scientifically speaking.
The Gift of Discovery
What would make the perfect gift for a psychological scientist? APS President Lisa Feldman Barrett suggests “a new scientific tool — the sort that extends what our eyes, ears, and brains can observe, creating opportunities to ask new questions.”