STEM

Gender Fairness Prevails in Most Fields of Academic Science

Women are significantly underrepresented in many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, and attempts to understand why have only resulted in disagreement among researchers, the lay public, and policymakers. In a comprehensive new report, an interdisciplinary team of psychological scientists and economists aims to cut through the confusion, synthesizing More

Stimulating Research Related to the Science of Broadening Participation

Building on previous investments, the Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (SBE) and the Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR) announce their interest in stimulating research related to the Science of Broadening Participation (SBP). The Science of Broadening Participation will employ the theories, methods, and analytic techniques of More

The Psychology of Success: Helping Students Achieve (Op-Ed) –

LiveScience: Timothy Wilson is a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia and author of “Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change” (Little, Brown and Co., 2011) and he contributed this article to LiveScience’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Scientific practice is under intense scrutiny these days, including More