New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on feeling good, how perceived distance alters memory, prenatal programming of behavior problems, the impacts of COVID-19 on college students, the connections between racial prejudice and police militarization, and much more.
Reducing Biases in the Graduate School Admissions Process
During the Inclusivity Spotlight discussion at the 2022 APS Annual Convention, three social scientists who are thought leaders in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education shared research-based perspectives on and potential solutions to bias in the graduate admissions process.
Communicating Psychological Science: Fan Favorite Carmen Callizo-Romero on Presenting a Thesis in Just 3 Minutes
2022 Pitch Perfect Fan Favorite Carmen Callizo-Romero discusses preparing her 3-minute thesis, the benefits of competing, and her advice for future competitors.
Educators Can Help Make Stem Fields Diverse – Over 25 Years, I’ve Identified Nudges That Can Encourage Students to Stay
Jen, a student I taught early in my career, stood head-and-shoulders above her peers academically. I learned she had started off as an engineering major but switched over to psychology. I was surprised and curious.
How to Foster Healthy Scientific Independence—for Yourself and Your Trainees
One of the most paradoxical concepts in science is independence. Almost nothing that we do as scientists is the product of complete independence. We work closely under the guidance of mentors for years as trainees
How Do Students Decide When to Submit SAT Scores to Colleges?
The COVID-19 pandemic may have fundamentally altered many aspects of education. One less appreciated area of focus is on how the college admissions process has been affected. Recent books by Jeffrey Selingo on who gets in and why, Ron