Should we should spend less time testing our own theories and more time testing business practices as they’re actually implemented in organizations? Can I-O psychologists improve Lean Management? What’s the difference between testing and debunking? All this, and more, in my interview with Dr. Sy Islam (Talent Metrics Consulting, Farmingdale […]
How should an I-O psychologist think about creativity? How do we define, operationalize, and measure it? What’s the relationship between creativity and expertise? What is problem construction and why is it so crucial to creativity? What’s the role of time, attention, and perspective-taking? In this episode, I talk to Dr. […]
Where do researchers get ideas for new studies? How do multiple co-authors work together on a single paper? How should we deal with rejection? In this episode, Mindy Shoss, Ph.D., an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a paper she recently published […]
The Office for Human Research Protections has created a series of seven short, informational videos for potential research participants. Titles include What is Research?, Randomization, and Questions to Ask. Find the videos at the OHRP website.
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 […]