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Teaching Tips

Writing a Psychology Textbook: Is It For You?

Writing a psychology textbook can be a worthwhile and rewarding experience. This article will explore the reasons for writing a textbook, the personal and professional prerequisites, the nature of the commitment, suggestions for gaining textbook writing experience before you decide to write your own text, and finally, the criteria for deciding whether to write a textbook.... More>


Open With a Hook: Perspectives on Science Writing Workshop

Attendees at Thursday's Perspectives on Science Writing workshop heard talks from Randall Engle, Maryanne Garry, Morton Ann Gernsbacher, and Paul Silvia.... More>


Academic Observer

The Academic Observer: The Orphan Paper

I have been developing a concept that I cannot find in the literature on the sociology or psychology of science. However, when I describe the concept to any active researcher […]... More>


Letter/Observer Forum

Authorship Battles: An Outsider’s View

Ubel She had worked long and hard analyzing the data, drafting and re-drafting the manuscript, all the while receiving insightful help from her adviser. She did 90 percent of the […]... More>