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Who Would You Thank?

The call came more or less out of the blue from Art Woodward, the chair of the University of California Los Angeles’s (UCLA) Psychology Department. Would I like to attend […]... More>


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Subdisciplines in Their Interactions

Consider the following: Most psychologists read only journals in their sub-specialty of psychology; Psychologists are employed in many departments on university campuses, not just psychology departments; Most psychologists attend psychology […]... More>


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The Tradition of Experimentalism in Psychology

It is useful to compare the customs of psychology with scientifically adjacent "tribes" such as sociology, cognitive science, and anthropology, and even more distant tribes such as literary criticism and philosophy. ... More>


Investigating the (Neglected) Role of Personality in Testing

Institutional accountability assessments are common in higher education, and most have no personal consequences for students. Importantly, research has shown that in low-stakes testing environments, test-taking motivation is related to […]... More>


He’s Just Not That Into Me: Rejection Influences Women’s Risky Sexual Decision Making

Given the significant consequences involved in women’s choices to have unprotected sex, empirical research designed to understand the in-the-moment factors influencing women’s risky sexual decision-making has become crucial. For the […]... More>