News and Events

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15.07.2016

Dr. Lisa Larson Part of a Team Lending Expertise to NSF Project

Psychology Department Professor Lisa Larson is part of a 15-member team lending her expertise to a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.  Read more...[more]

Category: In the News

20.05.2016

NPR Grit media coverage

Marcus Credé's paper, Much Ado about Grit: A Meta-Analytic Synthesis of the Grit Literature is making waves in the media. He was recently interviewed on Iowa NPR River to River about the impact of grit on...[more]

Category: In the News
18.05.2016

Grit meta-analysis

A meta-analysis by Marcus Crede, Michael Tynan, and Peter D. Harms, soon to be published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, finds that the importance of grit as a predictor of academic success and life success...[more]

Category: In the News

06.04.2016

Psychology Colloquium

Laypeople's Beliefs About Eyewitness Memory: Survey and Jury Simulation Data[more]

Category: Events
11.03.2016

Swanner study cited Harvard Business Review

Powerful People React More Unethically to Incentives "Incentives are a potent tool for shaping human behavior, but they’re famously tricky to get right. New research, published in Basic and Applied Social Psychology,...[more]

Category: In the News

08.03.2016

Christian Meissner in LAS Link Magazine--Winter 2016

Dr. Christian Meissner, Professor of Psychology, is featured in the LAS Link Magazine.  See the article here: https://alumni.las.iastate.edu/2016/02/03/chris-meissner/ [more]

Category: In the News
03.03.2016

David Vogel Among Favorite Faculty in Annual Student Choice Awards

Every year, the Iowa State Daily asks the student body what companies, organizations, and people in Ames they think are the best of the best. This year, our own David Vogel was named among the best professors on...[more]

Category: In the News


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