Div. 1 (The Society for General Psychology) promotes the creation of coherence among psychology's diverse specialties by encouraging members to incorporate multiple perspectives from psychology's sub-disciplines into their research, theory and practice. Div. 1 welcomes membership from student of psychology, academic, researchers, professional practitioners and public interest psychologists.

Division membership includes subscriptions to its quarterly journal, Review of General Psychology, and the official division newsletter, The General Psychologist, published two to three times annually.