The famous Bobo doll experiment showed that children learn through observation, not just through reward and punishment. In that classic study, Albert Bandura showed that children who had watched adults beat an inflatable clown doll learned to model the same aggressive behavior. This study marked an important shift in the More
The 8th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2016, to be held May 20–23 ) is a major biennial gathering of pain management specialists. Aimed at physicians, researchers, students and nurses, WIP 2016 will combine participant-friendly educational activities with hands-on courses. This combined theoretical and practical approach has More
The road well traveled by psychological scientists has traditionally been academia, particularly for individuals interested in research and education. However, developments in our field, coupled with limited tenure-track opportunities, have led psychology graduates to stray from the beaten path and pursue less traditional employment options. The US Department of Education More
The French novelist Victor Hugo wrote that “being good is easy, what is difficult is being just.” A recent study on fairness in the workplace may lend support to his claim. Although fairness is typically heralded as something good, psychological scientists Russell E. Johnson (Michigan State University), Klodiana Lanaj (University More
The Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) 11th annual meeting will be held June 24–27, 2015, in Victoria, BC, Canada. Visit www.sarmac.org/upcoming-conferences for more information. SARMAC welcomes submissions for papers, symposia, or posters in any area of applied research on memory and cognition (e.g., law, education, engineering, health/medicine, politics, marketing). More
In 1995, a man named Ronald Cotton provided a blood sample intended to prove his guilt. By all accounts, he was culpable for breaking into the homes of two young women, stealing their belongings, and raping them on a humid July night in 1984. One of the victims, Jennifer Thompson More
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