How to Write a Research Article…

...and get really down on yourself. Think about how writing a research article is really hard. Remember that there are plenty of good resources out there to help. Look up one of them, the much-famed Writing the Empirical Journal Article (1987/2003), by Daryl Bem. Read it. Nod along to it. Laugh/cringe about it, when it comes to the … Continue reading How to Write a Research Article…

Improbable Railway Crises

I have serious things to do, and to write about, which have to do with The Future of (Psychological) Science, The Future of My Thesis (hopefully a very short future), and The Future of My Career (hopefully a bit longer), but... guess what? I don't feel like being serious right now. Instead, here is a collection … Continue reading Improbable Railway Crises

Crisis #1

For a while now, there has been talk by the water-cooler (and in the journal pages, and at the conferences, and on the twitter) about a crisis in psychology. For some reason, the crisis seems to have struck social psychology particularly hard - or maybe I just notice it because that's my sub-field? I would have liked to give … Continue reading Crisis #1