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Stevens, Courtney; Witkow, Melissa R.; Smelt, Brenna; Good, Kendra; Hershman, Tova – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
This article presents a census of empirical studies on the scholarship of teaching published in "Teaching of Psychology", "Psychology Learning and Teaching", and "Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology" over the past decade. All articles from each issue were coded for characteristics identifying the…
Descriptors: Psychology, Teaching Methods, Institutional Characteristics, Scholarship
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Martin, Ryan C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
Despite clear interpersonal, physiological, behavioral, and emotional consequences, the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," fifth edition ("DSM-5") and most abnormal psychology textbooks inadequately describe maladaptive anger. Although there is no recent published research on coverage of maladaptive anger…
Descriptors: Self Control, Psychological Patterns, Psychology, Emotional Disturbances
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Cronan, Terry A.; Van Liew, Charles; Stal, Julia; Marr, Nicole; Patrus, Alan; Mansoor, Mathew; Cronan, Sierra B. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
The purpose of the present study was to determine whether students' views of mentors have changed as a function of the increased number of faculty members conducting research and the inclusion of undergraduate students in faculty mentors' research teams, using reports from current students. The participants were 227 undergraduate, master's, and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Psychology, Student Research, Undergraduate Students
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Cascio, Ted V. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
Multiple studies have demonstrated the efficacy of various psychological critical thinking interventions. The current study tests a novel technique for improving introductory psychology students' ability to identify and evaluate methodological concepts in real-life media by prompting them to analyze secondary source news and blog articles.…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, News Reporting, Electronic Publishing, Comparative Analysis
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Masip, Jaume; Levine, Timothy R.; Somastre, Sandra; Herrero, Carmen – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
Deception detection is a topic covered in many psychology and communication courses. We designed and implemented an engaging class activity to facilitate the students' learning of several key concepts related to sender and receiver variability in lie detection. The pedagogical effectiveness of the activity was measured. In line with previous…
Descriptors: Deception, Identification, Individual Differences, Class Activities
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Beanland, Vanessa; Walsh, Erin I.; Pammer, Kristen – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
It is a common, if controversial, practice to recruit undergraduate psychology students as research participants. There is substantial research concerning putative educational benefits for students, but as students increasingly have freedom to choose between studies to meet participation requirements, factors underlying student choice of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Introductory Courses, Required Courses
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Freng, Scott – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
A transcript analysis by Freng, Webber, Blatter, Wing, and Scott found that methodology course performance and enrollment timing predicted grade point average in advanced psychology courses. The present study attempted to replicate and extend Freng et al. by using a larger sample and controlling for additional variables (methodology course…
Descriptors: Psychology, Performance Factors, Statistics, Research Methodology
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Strait, Julia Englund; Strait, Gerald Gill; McClain, Maryellen Brunson; Casillas, Laurel; Streich, Kristin; Harper, Kristina; Gomez, Jocelyn – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
This preliminary randomized controlled experiment evaluated the effects of a single classroom mindfulness educational session, versus an active contact control activity (study skills review), on college students' mindfulness meditation frequency and self-reported stress, anxiety, and self-regulation. Those in the intervention group reported…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis, Study Skills
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Morling, Beth; Calin-Jageman, Robert J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
Psychology teachers have likely heard about the "replication crisis" and the "open science movement" in psychology, and they are probably aware that psychologists have proposed new standards for research practice. How should our psychology courses reflect these new standards? We describe several modern practices that have…
Descriptors: Psychology, Knowledge Level, Scientific Research, College Faculty
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Burton, Jared Z.; Warne, Russell T. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
Intelligence is a well-studied construct in psychology that has correlational relationships with many educational, employment, and health outcomes. However, prior research indicates that incorrect beliefs about intelligence are widespread. In an effort to discern the degree to which the psychology curriculum is responsible for these inaccuracies,…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Psychology, Curriculum, Colleges
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LaPaglia, Jessica A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
In this article, the author describes an exam review activity in which students answered questions and solved puzzles in order to escape the review session. In a general psychology (100-level) course and research methods in psychology (300-level) course, students solved a series of puzzles and review questions. This format is similar to popular…
Descriptors: Review (Reexamination), Tests, Puzzles, Problem Solving
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Stiegler-Balfour, Jennifer J.; Jakobsen, Krisztina V.; Stroud, Michael J.; Daniel, David B. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
We examined the effect of in-text American Psychological Association (APA)-style citations on quiz performance as a function of structure building ability, measured by the Multi-Media Comprehension Battery. Participants were randomly assigned to either APA or no citation conditions and asked to read an expository text followed by a comprehension…
Descriptors: Psychology, Professional Associations, Guides, Citations (References)
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Pusateri, Thomas P. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP, Division 2 of the American Psychological Association) established its Excellence in Teaching Awards program in 1979. This article explores the history of STP's teaching awards program: the establishment of the first four awards categories, the Committee on Teaching Awards, the awards' endowment…
Descriptors: Awards, Psychology, Teacher Effectiveness, Professional Associations
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Hill, G. William – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
As part of the exploration of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology's (STP) history, subsets of STP leaders participated in panel discussions on various topics that represent areas of dramatic change and evolution over the last 25 years. This panel focused on membership recruitment and management as well as the evolution of how STP…
Descriptors: Psychology, Organizational Change, Recruitment, Group Membership
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Beins, Bernard C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP) is celebrating its 75th anniversary as a division of the American Psychological Association. During its history, it has served as a repository of materials for the teaching of psychology. This article highlights the discussion among longtime STP members and officers who played key roles in the…
Descriptors: Psychology, Organizations (Groups), Educational Resources, Instruction
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