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It's All in Your Head: SJU Neuropsychology Professor Examines the Effects of Multiple Concussions

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APA Releases New Journal Article Reporting Standards

As part of its promotion of greater transparency and the assessment of rigor in psychological science, the American Psychological Association has released new Journal Article Reporting Standards for researchers seeking to publish in in scholarly journals.

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Why Some of Your Old Work Commitments Never Seem to Go Away

You can quit work commitments if you want – but some of them never really leave you, new research suggests. In a study of 420 employees representing a wide variety of occupations and work settings at three organizations, researchers found that commitments that workers no longer had were still lingering in their minds.

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Political Exits on the Rise: Quitting Is Not a Bad Option Says Political Scientist

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Dosher, Solingen Honored by National Academy of Sciences for Research Achievements

Barbara Dosher and Etel Solingen, both University of California, Irvine scholars in the School of Social Sciences, have been honored by the National Academy of Sciences for major contributions to their fields.

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Conservation Mind Game

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A new study led by Kathryn Caldwell, an assistant professor of psychology at Ithaca College, demonstrates that homeowners can be encouraged to make changes to their energy use with a simple education plan and some helpful tricks from the world of social psychology.

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Want People to Work Together? Familiarity, Ability to Pick Partners Could Be Key

The key to getting people to work together effectively could be giving them the flexibility to choose their collaborators and the comfort of working with established contacts, new research suggests.

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Task Interrupted: A Plan for Returning Helps You Move On

Get interrupted at work much? Making a quick plan for returning to and completing the task you're leaving will help you focus better on the interrupting work, according to new research from the University of Washington.







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