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Bower Reflects on Integrating Two Theoretical Frameworks

At the 2016 APS-Psychonomic Society W. K. & K. W. Estes Lecture, Gordon Bower reflected on his attempts to merge Clark Hull’s learning theory with William Estes’s statistical framework. ... More>


Rise in Reporting p-Values as “Marginally Significant”

Examining papers published in the first year of each decade from 1970 to 2010 in three psychology journals, researchers found an increase in reporting of results as "marginally significant." ... More>


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Mixed Methods Research

Traditionally, there are three branches of methodology: quantitative (numeric data), qualitative (observational or interview data), and mixed methods (using both types of data). Psychology relies heavily on quantitative-based data analyses […]... More>


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Developing Theory With the Grounded-Theory Approach and Thematic Analysis

Grounded theory is an approach by which theory is extended from qualitative analysis. It began nearly 5 decades ago and has since developed and diversified. This article outlines a process of thematic analysis directed by the grounded-theory approach and discusses the conditions under which this process is most suitable. ... More>


Most people aren’t resilient to life’s hardships, researchers find