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Registration for Prague Summer Schools 2016 Opens

Schola Empirica, in cooperation with the Institute for European and National Strategies (InStrategy), is pleased to announce the forthcoming Prague Summer Schools on the following topics: Summer School on Sustainability […]... More>


Study: Just playing with money makes children more likely to work hard—and give less


Background Music Influences Buying Behavior

The style of music playing the background can nudge consumers towards choosing pricier products. ... More>


Student Notebook

Integrating Culture Into Psychological Research

Sonika Ung delineates the need to investigate culture within the context of an integrative theoretical model of culture, psychology, and behavior. ... More>


Observer Article

New Immigrants, New Research Opportunities

Immigrant study participants can expose the limitations of “universal” theories that are based exclusively on data from small, homogenous groups, says David Rollock. And immigrants who don’t fit into established ethnic or religious categories spur scientists to refine outdated measures and methodologies. Rollock, along with APS Fellow Gilad Chen, Belinda Campos, Carola Suárez-Orozco, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa, participates in a cross-cutting theme program on immigration. ... More>