Psychology News Round-Up (September 5th)
By Erika Salomon
- With new academic years starting in much of the northern hemisphere, many have written about the psychology of school and learning. The Atlantic covers psychological research on How to Get Students to Work Harder. Max Bazerman writes for the The Psych Report about bias in college admissions.
- The President and CEO of the APA wrote about psychology’s contribution to understanding and dealing with the events in Ferguson, MO and call for psychologists to focus on the problem.
Is Our Focus (in Psychology) Becoming Overly Narrow? http://t.co/yucNrQBcWX— Matt Lieberman (@social_brains) September 2, 2014
Practicing, studying, or even thinking about economics makes one less charitable. Economics is making us greedier http://t.co/RKDpmDUlHA— Alex Genevsky (@genevsky) September 1, 2014
BPS Research Digest: At what age do girls prefer pink? http://t.co/YWZoUtwbHT— Simon Moesgaard (@simonmoesgaard) September 5, 2014
If you'd like your social and personality psychology-related tweets shared in the SPSP blog weekly round-up just add the hashtag #SPSPblog— Dave Nussbaum (@davenuss79) April 24, 2014