APS Microgrants Fund Innovative Teaching Projects
One project will compare the effectiveness asynchronous online courses. Another uses livestreaming from head-mounted cameras to facilitate blended lab collaboration.
Careers Up Close: Ananya Tiwari on How Education Can Deter Early Marriage in India
This PhD student studying educational psychology cofounded and runs an international nonprofit that works to enhance the educational outcomes of adolescent girls in India who may be prone to early marriage.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on reward effects on pain discrimination, delay of gratification, alcohol use, equity in college courses, spatial hearing in blind people, spatial navigation, effects of repetition on illusions of truth, and selective attention.
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on intolerance, social-structure learning, personality change, learned preferences, effects of teachers’ instructional language, and collective emotions.
Teaching: Benefits of Education / Rewards of Regret
Education Matters: Making the Mind’s Muscles by David G. Myers. Reaping the Rewards of Regret by C. Nathan DeWall.
Education Benefits the Brain Over a Lifetime
A new study confirms what your parents always told you: Getting an education opens the door to career opportunities and higher salaries. But it may also benefit your well-being in old age. “The total amount