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4th European Conference on Symptom Validity Assessment

The 4th European Conference on Symptom Validity Assessment will be held June 11–12, 2015, in Maastricht, the Netherlands.  Visit www.tmfi.nl/symptomvalidity for more information.... More>


Reflections on the Failure of Ignorance to Recognize Itself

In a talk at the APS–STP Teaching Institute, Distinguished Lecturer David Dunning outlined his research into the accuracy of human judgment. ... More>


Observer Article

The Sounds of Social Life

A new assessment tool "lends an ear" to human behavior by capturing sound bites of people's daily lives. ... More>


Testing Can Help Students After All


Testing Can Be Useful for Students and Teachers, Promoting Long-Term Learning

Pop quiz! Tests are good for: (a) Assessing what you’ve learned; (b) Learning new information; (c) a & b; (d) None of the above. The correct answer? According to research from psychological science, it’s both (a) and (b) – while testing can be useful as an assessment tool, the actual process of taking a test can also help us to learn and retain new information over the long term and apply it across different contexts. ... More>