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On Statistics & Race Cars

The relationship between psychologists and statistics can be likened to the relationship between drivers and cars. Most drivers use cars, but have a minimal understanding of how they work. Our understanding of cars–such as it is–depends on the explanations provided by experts–mechanics and engineers. It follows, then, that our understanding […]

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What (Else) Can I Do with an IO Psych Degree?

Become the Chief Human Resources Officer for a biopharm company that’s pioneering mRNA therapies. Moderna, Inc., (MRNA) a clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients, today announced that Tracey Franklin has been appointed Chief Human Resources […]

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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. Cortina Work: What Is It Good For? (Absolutely Nothing)—A Critical […]

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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 lives and raised standards of living over the past couple […]