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Your voice may be your biggest asset at your next job interview

Who’s the Better Judge of a Good Idea: You or Your Boss?

A new study turns to professional circus performers to investigate whether management or creatives are better at assessing what an audience wants. ... More>

The Sound of Employability: Interviewers Judge Your Voice

Researchers find that vocal cues during a job interview are frequently used by employers to gauge a candidate’s level of anxiety and even intelligence. ... More>

Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving

People often lack insight when evaluating their own skills, leading many drivers to overestimate their ability to handle inclement road conditions. ... More>

Observer Article

Building a Better Student Body

SAT scores and grade point averages hold disproportionate weight in college admissions processes, says APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Neal Schmitt. The Michigan State University scientist is investigating noncognitive measures that he believes will better predict students’ chances of success in higher education. ... More>