New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on visual perception of distances, bilingualism and cognitive advantages, the attraction to villains, and aggression and anger, and a special editorial on good laboratory practices.
No one likes the SAT. It’s still the fairest thing about admissions.
The 33 hedge fund managers, Hollywood actresses, CEOs and other well-connected parents indicted this month didn’t just allegedly commit fraud or pay bribes to get their kids into elite schools. Authorities say they also hired
Testing for Measurement Invariance: Does your measure mean the same thing for different participants?
From Beck’s Depression Inventory to the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS), psychological scientists regularly use scales, schedules, and inventories in published empirical papers. But how can we be certain that these questionnaires actually measure the same construct across all respondents?
’Playing Games With Basic Research’
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Richard E. Mayer addresses the weak evidence for cognitive benefits attributed to computer games.
Sternberg Receives Grawemeyer Award for Intelligence Research
APS William James Fellow Robert J. Sternberg has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology for his research on intelligence and education. Sternberg, a professor of human development at Cornell University and
The IQ of Smart Fools
APS William James Fellow Robert Sternberg said that “alphabet tests” such as the SAT may neglect creativity and wisdom in place of analytical thinking.