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Why I Became An Administrator… And Why You Might Become One Too

Trading a lab for a desk doesn't mean leaving your research behind, Says Robert Sternberg. ... More>

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang

University of Southern California – Brain and Creativity Institute and the Rossier School of Education What does your research focus on? I use an interdisciplinary approach that combines affective […]... More>

Learning by Reflection


In case you missed it, the cameras were rolling at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Watch Meera Komarraju from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale present her poster session research on “Learning Styles and Academic Motivation in College Students From India.” ... More>

Kid apps explode on smartphones and tablets. But are they good for your children?

Student Notebook

Teaching in Graduate School: Another Avenue for Research

In a recent Student Notebook article, Simpson and Varga (2011) stated, “As graduate students, we are indoctrinated to value those three little words: research, teaching, and service”. Wouldn’t it be great if you could combine two of those areas in a “two birds, one stone” kind of way? Actually, you can! Research and teaching don’t have to be compartmentalized — they can be two sides of the same coin.... More>