Writing

This past summer, two renowned science journalists, Sandra Blakeslee and George Johnson, perhaps best known for their work at The New York Times, held the 12th annual Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop at Ghost Ranch Santa Fe, the sister ranch to Georgia O’Keefe’s New Mexico home. This six-day event promotes More

One of the most critical skills for academic psychologists is writing the empirical journal article. Yes, other forms of communication (review articles, theory articles, book chapters, books) are important, but the empirical journal article reporting two or more studies or experiments is the most common form of communication. Early in More

To the editor: Roddy Roediger has informed us that a committee is working to revise the APA Publication Manual. The Manual dictates certain aspects of language usage in journal articles, as APS members may know. Thus, it is a good time to revisit Roddy Roediger’s column “What should they be More

If there is one thing to know about legendary publisher Lawrence Erlbaum, it’s that he will not go quietly into retirement with what Webster’s describes as “a song of great sweetness said to be sung by a dying swan.” Rubber chicken, yes; swan song, no. Erlbaum will always exit cracking More