Defending Rigorous Science Down Under
In 1988, the same year that APS was founded in the United States, psychological scientists in Australia faced a major education reform that greatly expanded the number of universities in our country: The Australian government
Jeb Bush Was Wrong: There Are Many Careers for Psychological Scientists
By now, most of us have heard what Jeb Bush said in October about a psychology degree only preparing students to work in the fast-food industry. While behavioral scientists know that a psychology degree is
The Many Varieties of Mentors
It is hard to express the importance of the mentor–mentee relationship in a brief article. In my experience, this relationship is one of the most valuable in a graduate student’s life. Students should forge this
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Announces Request for Proposals
The Indiana University (IU) Lilly Family School of Philanthropy announces the launch of a competitive regranting program, “Generosity for Life: The Science and Imagination of Living Generously,” to expand knowledge on life-course generosity in two
Best Practices in the Applied Psychology Classroom
Psychological science teachers from the high school level to the university level met in April 2015 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach to trade educational tips and best practices with one another. The networking workshop and luncheon, held in conjunction with the Human Factors and Applied Psychology Student Research Conference, was supported by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science.
Teaching Ethics to Undergraduate Psychology Students
Ana Ruiz and Judith Warchal of Alvernia University received a grant from the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science to create a resource for incorporating ethics into the undergraduate psychology curriculum. Teaching Ethics to Undergraduate Psychology Students (TEUPS) is the resulting website that provides a centralized location for educators looking for activities, articles, books, associations, videos, lectures, awards, and other resources that are related to teaching ethics.