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First French National Conference on the New Generation of Psychologists

The first French national conference on “Preparing the New Generation of Psychologists” will be held in Paris, France, on September 16–17, 2016. The program will discuss objectives, methods, and resources […]... More>


Observation

National Museum of Psychology on the Way

The University of Akron is launching a crowdsourcing campaign to build the first ever National Museum of Psychology, complete with artifacts from the history of the profession. ... More>


Student Notebook

Research Ethics at the Graduate Level

I followed the plight of Michael LaCour, a University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student in the political science department, almost obsessively. I first heard of LaCour’s research on one […]... More>


Observer Article

Under the Hood of Mechanical Turk

When Amazon launched a product called Mechanical Turk (MTurk) just over a decade ago, the e-commerce giant billed it as an online service to enable a marketplace of workers to complete tasks in exchange for payment. But it didn’t take long for the product to become a significant research tool in psychological science worldwide. ... More>


Endowed Position Created for Chair of the Psychology Department

Lawrence Culp, Jr., chair of the College’s Board of Visitors and Governors, is providing $2 million in endowment funding to support the chair of Washington College’s Department of Psychology. Specifically, […]... More>