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News Release

Jason Chan, Chris Meissner, and Sara Davis publish Psychological Bulletin paper on the effects of testing on new learning. Read more at the link below. https://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2018/10/01/memorylearning

LAS Hosts OPPTAG Students for Unique Learning Experiences

Ten faculty and graduate students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will be teaching students on subjects from the genetic history of cats and dogs to the social psychology of houses in Harry Potter through the Office of Precollegiate Programs for Talented and Gifted (OPPTAG) this summer. OPPTAG holds three summer programs designed … Continue reading LAS Hosts OPPTAG Students for Unique Learning Experiences

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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