News and Events

We proudly present our recent news, events, awards and accomplishments:


Fred Lorenz Retirement Reception

November 8th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Campanile Room of the Memorial Union.[more]

Category: Events


Psychology Colloquium

Emotions, Statistics, and Research Training: 20 Years of Applying What I Learned[more]

Category: Events

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


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

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]

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Psychology Colloquium

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

Category: Events

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

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