This blog was written by Stephan Lewandowsky and crossposted from the Psychonomic Society’s blog. Those of you who are soccer fans may find the following passage easy to follow: “In a new age for football, AZ had a goal against Cambuur disallowed for a foul on the keeper after the decision was reviewed. Stijn Wuytens thought… Read more »
Monthly Archives: June 2018
How long is the shadow? The relationships of family background to outcomes in adult life: results from PIAAC
How much do our families influence our lives? Do our families determine how well we do in school, which career we choose, or how much money we make? And if so, how are these advantages and disadvantages transmitted interegerationally? A new study published in Large-scale Assessments in Education attempts to answer these questions.
To kick off Academic Book Week in April, Springer Nature held a free event for researchers exploring open access (OA) books, discussing topics such as why academics publish OA books, how the impact of their research can be tracked, and the future of OA book funding. Researchers in the hard sciences are more familiar with… Read more »