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Student Notebook

The Importance of Divergent Thinking for Research in Graduate School and Beyond

As undergraduates, we are generally encouraged to practice concrete thought. Our goal is to find the “right” answers. However, when we make the transition to graduate school we find that the relationship between students and professors becomes bidirectional. ... More>


Science Shows How Students Can Stop Sweating Statistics

Students generally point to statistics courses as being the most anxiety-inducing courses in their degree program. A recent article reviewed the current state of statistics anxiety research. ... More>


Observer Article

How to Do Your Best Work and Succeed in a University Faculty Position

Mastering four facets of academic life is integral to success. ... More>


Observer Article

Entwining Teaching and Research: Creating a Collaborative Review Paper

APS Fellow Angeline S. Lillard presents a model for creating a collaborative review paper. ... More>


Student Notebook

Not So Lazy Days: Psychology Summer Institutes

Summer institutes offer students numerous benefits, such as increased technical knowledge, access to professional expertise, and the opportunity to collaborate. ... More>