Scientific Curmudgeon



Psychology’s Big Crisis

Times are tough for young psychologists. That’s what I kept thinking during recent meetings with candidates for a psychology position at Stevens. Psychology is undergoing a credibility crisis. Last summer,…








How physics lost its fizz

Physics, more than any other field, lured me into science journalism more than three decades ago. Physics represented a kind of scientific theology, an empirical, rational way of probing, if…