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Pitfalls of Popularizing New Science

Marcus Crede's meta-analysis research on personal characteristics and achievement, featured in Septembers 2017 Journal or Psychology "Much ado about grit: A meta-analytic synthesis of the grit literature" is...[more]

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Doug Gentile to speak at Digital Literacy Conference

Doug Gentile's pioneering research on media effects featured in this months link publication, "Addressing the Global Media Effect." The article tells about Gentile’s international collaborative work on screen...[more]

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Craig Anderson: Change Agent

Read all about Craig Anderson, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, a pioneer in his field:  Story by Angie Hunt, ISU News Service.  [more]

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Recent Psychology Graduate Honored with Award

Lindsey Hildebrand, recently graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors in Psychology, and was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.  In recognition of her excellence, she was awarded one of only two Pallas...[more]

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Iowa State Featured in Journal of Counseling Psychology

Iowa State Psychology faculty, graduate students, and past graduate students are featured in this months issue of Journal of Counseling Psychology; a journal which publishes empirical research using quantitative...[more]

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Psychology Undergraduates to Present at National Conference

Three Psychology undergraduate students have been selected to present at a national conference.  Read more at[more]

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Psychology Department's IT Student Employee Helps Save Man's Life

Will Tangney, ISU junior in Computer Engineering and Psychology Department IT student employee, helped save a man's life at an ISU football game this fall.  See the article in the ISU Daily...[more]

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