Bring Your 'A' Game Back to School

It's that time of year again! As you gear up for classes, take some cues from psychological science with stories on performance, learning strategies, and why class on Monday really isn't that bad.

Piecing Together Performance
Psychological scientists identify the cognitive abilities and personality traits that separate the best from the rest. Take note! More>>
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Having Heart: Can We Rethink Life's Stresses?
A Blog by Wray Herbert
We spend lots of time and money trying to minimize stress, but stress may be tonic at times. More>> 
Talk Yourself to the
Top of the Class

Want to bring your "A" game this semester? Researchers have identified the most effective forms of self-talk. More>>
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When Profs Get
Grades From Students

Just how legit is ratemyprofessors.com?
The chili pepper factor aside, feedback may help. More>>

Psychological Science
Is Important 
Before we solve problems, we need to understand human behavior.
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No Such Thing as a  

Case of the Mondays 

Mondays are rough...or are they? Psychological scientists have debunked this Office Space philosophy. More>>
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