Academia

The Ideal Mother Vs. The Ideal Worker

NPR: A couple of weeks ago, I participated in a panel discussion about motherhood in academia. Along with other female professors with children, I answered questions from the audience, most of whom were female Ph.D. students thinking about whether and when to have children — and whether academia was the More

This is a portrait of Marsha Linehan, winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

Linehan Receives Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, whose groundbreaking research has focused on developing interventions for teens at high risk for suicide, as well as support networks for their families and friends, has won the 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Linehan’s award-winning Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) More

APS Teaching Fund Supports ‘The Learning Scientists’

Psychological scientist Yana Weinstein was feeling guilty one night about not doing enough to disseminate her research on learning to students — so she decided to take it to Twitter. Weinstein, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, searched “test tomorrow” and realized that many students tweet about More