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The Academic Time-Share

Psychological scientists in academia are increasingly dividing their time among several departments. A new research initiative aims to uncover the effects of this phenomenon. ... More>


Student Notebook

Research Ethics at the Graduate Level

I followed the plight of Michael LaCour, a University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student in the political science department, almost obsessively. I first heard of LaCour’s research on one […]... More>


University of Missouri Launching Alcohol Research Internship Program

The University of Missouri’s (MU) Department of Psychological Science is recruiting its first class of undergraduate students for its federally funded Alcohol Research Training Summer School & Internship (MU–ARTSS) program. […]... More>


Student Notebook

The Many Varieties of Mentors

It is hard to express the importance of the mentor–mentee relationship in a brief article. In my experience, this relationship is one of the most valuable in a graduate student’s […]... More>


The Needless Complexity of Academic Writing