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When Backup Plans Backfire

Backup plans can change the way that a person pursues a goal, as well as the likelihood of achieving it, even if the backup plans are never even used. ... More>


Anderson, Dweck Share Atkinson Prize

APS William James Fellow John R. Anderson and APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Carol S. Dweck have won the 2016 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. ... More>

2016 Psychonomic Society Early Career Award Call for Nominations

Nominations are now being solicited for 2016. Please submit your nomination to Nominations close on March 15, 2016, and nominees selected for this year’s awards will be notified by […]... More>

Seeing Exemplary Peer Work Can Undermine Student Performance

Rather than serving as a motivating force, exposure to peers' exceptional performance can discourage others from even trying to achieve at high levels. ... More>