Psychology News Round-Up: ICYMI June 1, 2018
On the Blogs
"There is little scientific support for this fashionable idea—and stronger evidence for other learning strategies," writes Cindi May.
In the News
Political Beliefs More Likely To Be Rooted in Personality Traits Among Those Who See Politics as a Means of Self-expression via PsyPost
New Study Explains How to Deter BS in the Workplace via The Ladders
Senior Citizens Aim to Stay Social, Remain Relevant As They Age via Kaiser Health News
Yep.— Claire Kamp Dush (@ClaireKampDush) May 24, 2018
"These findings suggest that looming tasks on our calendar make us less productive . . . We feel that if we have a meeting in two hours, we shouldn’t work on any big projects. So we may spend time just answering emails or doing things that aren’t as productive” https://t.co/4pyANgcKwh
Makes sense given current usage. https://t.co/KCi26WGk52— Rebecca Hayes (@DrBeckyHayes) May 28, 2018
The search is on for the next SPPS editor!— simine vazire (@siminevazire) May 29, 2018
Apply by June 30.
Why you should consider applying: [Thread]https://t.co/uLmVbfItGa
SPSP is hiring a Meetings Manager to work in our DC office. Please share! https://t.co/U3tqvZyu0P— Chad Rummel (@RumChad) May 30, 2018
Check out this profile from @SPSPnews of BlaSPR (the Black Social Psychologists Retreat) that @drevvycarter and I coordinated. We don't just talk the talk, we build the pipeline. Lifting as we climb, as they say. https://t.co/scI2PbMqJL— Ivy Onyeador, PhD(!) (@Ivuoma) May 31, 2018
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