A report published this week by a panel of military, medical, psychology, and ethical experts alleges U.S. military psychologists and medical professionals not only participated in, but also designed and facilitated, the torture and inhumane interrogation of U.S. military detainees. The culmination of two years work by a task force of 20 experts formed by […]
About Max Nesterak
Max earned a B.A. in English Literature and German Studies from Swarthmore College in 2013, where he served as the Co-Editor in Chief of The Daily Gazette. Max is a Fulbright Scholar (2013-2014) pursuing independent research and graduate level study in Berlin, Germany.
About Evan Nesterak
Evan Nesterak is Editor-in-Chief at The Psych Report. Evan graduated from Swarthmore College in 2009 where he studied psychology and statistics. After graduating, Evan went in search of an experience outside the classroom. He built trails in Maine, acted as caretaker of an historic Czech farmhouse, and, most recently, worked with Soccer for Success in Pennsylvania. In addition to working at The Psych Report, Evan is a researcher in the psychology department at the University of Pennsylvania. evan [at] thepsychreport [dot] com
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Angela Duckworth, associate professor of psychology at University of Pennsylvania, is already well known for her research on “grit” and self-control. She’s given TED Talks, is called to consult with companies and schools around the country, and runs her own positive psychology lab at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Now, Duckworth will join the […]
In September 1967, Martin Luther King, Jr. took the podium at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention in Washington D.C. to deliver a speech challenging social scientists to actively work to end racism. In his speech (in full below the jump), “The Role of the Behavioral Scientist in the Civil Rights Movement,” King argues social […]