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Observer Article

Butler Builds a Culture of Research

Encouraging undergraduate students to attend the APS Convention is part of Butler University's culture of research. ... More>


Insecurity at the Borderline


Elite Colleges Don’t Buy Happiness for Graduates


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>


Observer Article

Making the Most of Science, In and Out of the Classroom

A popular introductory psychology class shows how students’ curiosity can identify real-world applications for psychological research findings. ... More>