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Observer Article

To Know Thyself, Turn to Science

No matter how well we think we know our own traits, behaviors, and beliefs, experiments show that friends may have insights about us that we lack ourselves, says APS William James Fellow Timothy D. Wilson. ... More>


Observer Article

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>


A small dose distraction may actually boost productivity


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Developing Theory With the Grounded-Theory Approach and Thematic Analysis

Grounded theory is an approach by which theory is extended from qualitative analysis. It began nearly 5 decades ago and has since developed and diversified. This article outlines a process of thematic analysis directed by the grounded-theory approach and discusses the conditions under which this process is most suitable. ... More>


The Art of Ignoring Things