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If university administrators take simple steps to promote interdisciplinary research, psychology departments will reap big benefits. ... More>
The difficulties we graduate students face when conducting research include an over-reliance on the psychology research pool for participants; inability to access a unique population; and having little money to compensate participants. Internet technology offers new options for gaining access to participants ... More>
Hostess Brands — makers of Wonder Bread, Twinkies, Ding Dongs, and other products — recently filed for bankruptcy. There are many complex reasons the company ran into trouble, but there is also an obvious one: If a company wants to deliver more bread to the shelf, it has to pay for more workers, equipment, supplies, shipping, and so on. Food businesses do not easily increase in scale. ... More>
Diederik Stapel fabricated data for over 50 peer-reviewed articles. He has now published Ontsporing (Derailed), a 315-page autobiography that provides a fascinating tale of the events leading up to and following the discovery of his large-scale academic fraud. ... More>