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Get a Life

For many students, graduate school may be characterized as a highly stressful experience. Indeed, juggling multiple work demands coupled with a less structured work schedule may make the pursuit of professional and personal goals difficult to navigate at times. ... More>


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Untangling the Web

The difficulties we graduate students face when conducting research include an over-reliance on the psychology research pool for participants; inability to access a unique population; and having little money to compensate participants. Internet technology offers new options for gaining access to participants ... More>


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State of the APS Student Caucus

The coming year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of APS. In 1988, 14 motivated individuals decided to come together to form a group devoted to serving the needs of psychology students: The APS Student Caucus was born. Today, the APSSC has grown to represent more than 8,500 graduate and undergraduate students all over the world. ... More>


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Identifying the Missing Pieces in the Study of Families

ince the relationships among family members’ characteristics are complex, scientists who study family dynamics should employ statistical strategies that differ from traditional methods ... More>


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Putting Pen to Paper

Writing is a difficult and time-consuming process. The frustration you feel finding the motivation to write and actually engaging with the writing process is natural. The key is to take that frustration and turn it into a well-crafted paper worthy of your audience’s time and attention. ... More>