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Observer Article

Building a Better Student Body

SAT scores and grade point averages hold disproportionate weight in college admissions processes, says APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Neal Schmitt. The Michigan State University scientist is investigating noncognitive measures that he believes will better predict students’ chances of success in higher education. ... More>


Student Notebook

Off the Beaten Path

As the tenure-track academic position becomes increasingly elusive, newly minted psychological scientists are finding employment in a number of exciting fields outside academia. ... More>


Collaborate With Stanford Researchers on Attitudes

Professor Jon Krosnick (Stanford University, Departments of Communication, Political Science, and Psychology) and Ellen Konar (Stanford University, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences) invite applications from graduate students […]... More>


Student Notebook

Using Findings From Anxiety Research to Conquer Graduate School

A graduate student delineates the common obstacles she has encountered and offers empirically supported coping strategies. ... More>


Observer Article

Milestones in a Distinguished Career: James S. Jackson

James S. Jackson has contributed valuable insight into many areas of psychological science during his decades-long distinguished career. APS looks at some highlights. ... More>