Character  &  Context

Psychology News Round-Up (September 5th)

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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.


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