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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 featured in a new online article, Pitfalls of Popularizing New Science. “This analysis suggests that the measure of grit seems most strongly associated with the personality characteristic of conscientiousness (which is a … Continue reading Pitfalls of Popularizing New Science

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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 overuse and addiction is highly influential research with a big global impact. In fact, his work has resulted in the inclusion of “Internet Gaming Disorder” in the “Diagnostic and … Continue reading Doug Gentile to speak at Digital Literacy Conference

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Craig Anderson: Change Agent

Read all about Craig Anderson, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, a pioneer in his field:  http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2017/06/26/caanderson  Story by Angie Hunt, ISU News Service.

CATEGORIES: Department News, Events

Mary Still to Talk on Assessing the Intuitiveness of a Design, Not so Intuitive

REVISED DATE AND TIME Mary Still, ISU Ph.D. Psychology Graduate (2009), currently at Old Dominion University, will be delivering an HCI related psychology colloquium on Wednesday, June 21, at 11:00 am.  The colloquium is currently scheduled for Lago W139.  A description of the talk is appended below.  All are welcome to attend. Assessing the Intuitiveness of a … Continue reading Mary Still to Talk on Assessing the Intuitiveness of a Design, Not so Intuitive

CATEGORIES: Awards, Department News

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 Athene awards in the U.S. by the Women’s Army Corps Veterans Association.  This award recognizes the top two outstanding military science female … Continue reading Recent Psychology Graduate Honored with Award

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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 and qualitative methods, and is a registered trademark of the American Psychological Association. The 2017 Volume 64 Issue 3 features 9 articles, 4 of which include authors from the Iowa State Psychology … Continue reading Iowa State Featured in Journal of Counseling Psychology