Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
September 2007 | Vol. 21, No. 8

SCIENCE BRIEFS

The Rational Mind: Thin Colonies of Reason Amid a Savage World

By Ed A. Wasserman, PhD

My specific questions concerning concept learning are these: Do animals too learn basic-level concepts? Must reason be invoked to explain this brand of conceptualization?

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

  • Continuing Education for Scientists
    Scientists and researchers should more completely embrace the concept of scientific continuing education. It will enrich our skills and abilities as individuals, and will it enhance the discipline by expanding the pool of shared knowledge.
    By Steven Breckler, PhD

FROM THE APA SCIENCE STUDENT COUNCIL

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • September 2007 Announcements
    Deadline for Comments for the Revision of the 1999 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing Quickly Approaching; Summer-Research Grants Program Announced; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences, Proposals Invited; Study-Abroad Option for Graduate Students!