Student Notebook

Time-to-Degree: Some Suggestions for Keeping on Schedule as a PhD Student

A key measure of both successful graduate students and successful graduate programs is whether students make timely progress through the program and receive their degrees (de Valero, 2001). Successful progress […]... More>


Observation

On the Newsstand

For Lonely Hearts, One Can Be an Unhealthy Number USA Today September 26, 2007 “‘There’s evidence that lonely people don’t cope well,’ says Louise Hawkley, a researcher at the University […]... More>


Observation

Why It’s Impossible for Some to ‘Just Say No’

Drug abuse, crime, and obesity are but a few of the problems our nation faces, but they all have one thing in common — people’s failure to control their behavior […]... More>


Observer Article

Ballots and Budgets

Can the care and feeding of science win support and votes for a politician? From the record of recent presidential campaigns, including the current marathon, the candidates don’t think so. […]... More>


Observer Article

A Career in Social Psychology: An Address by Morton Deutsch

Morton Deutsch hopes that future social psychologists will be more concerned than his generation with what he called “the socially relevant properties of individuals and the psychologically relevant attributes of […]... More>