Dr. Marcus Crede and his colleagues published an article in Journal of Applied Psychology in which they showed that individuals with psychopathic tendencies are slightly more likely to become leaders, but are less likely to be seen as effective leaders. More information about Dr. Crede’s research can be found here.
Drs. Jason Chan, Chris Meissner, and Sara Davis published an article in Psychological Bulletin in which they showed the effects of testing on new learning. Dr. Sara Davis is a graduate of the psychology doctoral program and current post-doctoral fellow at Skidmore College. More information about their research can be found here.
An Incomplete List of Eminent Psychologists of the Modern Era identified 200 eminent psychologists of the modern era. Researchers analyzed the psychologists’ citation impact, textbook citations and major scientific awards. Craig Anderson is listed in Table 3 among this elite list of Psychology researchers. As part of the new “eminent” status, Anderson was asked to write brief accounts … Continue reading Dr. Anderson named 100 Very Eminent Psychologists
Professor Susan Cross was selected as the chair of Iowa State University’s Department of Psychology, effective July 1, 2018. Cross earned her Ph.D. from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1990 and arrived at Iowa State in 1994. She has served as the director of graduate education since 2012 and was also a member … Continue reading Susan Cross selected as chair of psychology department
The APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award recognizes APS Members for a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the area of applied psychological research. Recipients research addresses a critical problem in society at large. Honorees are recognized annually at the APS Convention. Cattell, an experimental psychologist, developed research techniques that allow for the study of groups of people … Continue reading Gary Wells Recipient of Lifetime Achievement 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