Evaluation

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The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) Seeks Quality of Research Reviewers

The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is recruiting candidates to become certified reviewers tasked with rating the methodological quality and effectiveness of program evaluations. Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), NREPP is an evidence-based repository and review system providing reliable information on More

At What Age Does Hard Work Add a Shine to Lousy Prizes?

Putting in a lot of effort to earn a reward can make unappealing prizes more attractive to kindergartners, but not to preschoolers, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings revealed that when 6-year-olds worked hard to earn stickers that they More

People Value Resources More Consistently When They Are Scarce

We tend to be economically irrational when it comes to choosing how we use resources like money and time but scarcity can convert us into economically rational decision makers, according to research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Research from psychological science has shown that More