Although a high GPA is widely perceived as a determining factor for graduate school entrance, involvement on campus and with professional organizations can help a student’s application stand out as well… More
Going to an academic convention is an exciting opportunity to connect with colleagues and exchange stimulating ideas… More
Each fall, the APS Student Caucus (APSSC) Executive Board meets at APS headquarters in Washington, DC to discuss student engagement… More
For many people, the first few years of graduate school are pretty much alike: spending hours reading journal articles, taking… More
Getting your name out into the academic world may seem most relevant for students approaching graduation, but it is never too early to begin the networking process… More
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… More