Is “Baby Brain” a Myth?
Scientific American: As many as four out of every five pregnant women say that they suffer from “pregnancy brain”—deficits in memory and cognitive ability that arise during pregnancy, making women more forgetful and slow-witted. Yet
Lindsay Becomes Interim Editor of Psychological Science
APS Fellow Eric Eich, who began serving as Editor in Chief of Psychological Science in 2013, has passed the reins to Interim Editor D. Stephen Lindsay, who began his term on July 1. Eich, a
Point to Point
Psychological scientists have generated an understanding of the brain’s own navigation capabilities, from the level of individual cells all the way up to higher level cognitive networks.
Meet the APS Board for 2015–2016
Every September, the Observer highlights leaders taking on new roles on the APS Board of Directors. For the 2015–2016 academic year, C. Randy Gallistel of Rutgers University is the new APS President, while Susan Goldin-Meadow
‘Significance and Remembrance’ Revisited
Throughout 2015, the Observer is commemorating the silver anniversary of APS’s flagship journal. In addition to research reports, the first issue of Psychological Science, published in January 1990, included a general article, “Significance and Remembrance
That’s a Wrap. What Did I Miss?
The New York Times: Like most parents, I imagine, I keep a running list of things I’ve done well and things I’ve flubbed. Help our children get lots of sleep? Check. Play fun, stimulating games