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Two New Focal Articles

Two new focal articles for an upcoming issue of Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, have just been released. Regulating Rude: Tensions Between Free Speech and Civility in Academic Employment, Lilia M. Cortina, Michael G. Cortina, & José M….


Progress as a Field of Study

Tech entrepreneur Patrick Collison and economist Tyler Cowen think we need a new academic discipline focused on progress: Progress itself is understudied. By “progress,” we mean the combination of economic, technological, scientific, cultural, and organizational advancement that has transformed our…



The Most Assigned Psych Textbooks

The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) has collected and analyzed seven million English-language syllabi from 80 countries. A total of 193,201 of these syllabi are from psychology courses. Let’s take a look and see what we can learn. Three of the…


One Small Step for IO

Getting to Mars is going to take teamwork. Project FUSION, lead by IO psychologist Dorothy Carter, is figuring out what that really means. Successful communication and collaboration among multiple teams will be an essential part of deep space travel, and…


The High Cost of Perfectionism

What they found was that employees experiencing imposter phenomenon are more likely to have conflict with work and family roles because they are emotionally exhausted, and they tend to be less satisfied with family life because of it.Society for Industrial-Organizational…



Gelman’s Advice on Writing Research Articles

Some silly but useful advice: go through and remove all contentless words and phrases, such as: – “Of course” – “Note that” – “Interestingly” – “very” – “nice” – “We can see that” – “It is important to note that”…


Sad News

Sad news out of Italy. Blair John, a doctoral student in IO Psych at St. Mary’s University, was found dead in the Po River in Turin, Italy, alongside his friend, a diplomat, named Alrae Keiorn Ramsey. Mr. John was originally…