January 2006 | Vol. 4 No. 1

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COVER PACKAGE: Authorship

  • Get the credit you deserve

    Talking openly about credit early in the project may be the key to avoiding authorship disputes.

  • Prevention on paper

    Authorship contracts give researchers an avenue to discuss and resolve sticky authorship questions–before a paper is published.

  • What the code says

    Describes what the Ethical Code of Conduct has to say about authorship in research

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CAREER CENTER

A business services primer

A description of the services psychologists offer to business, such as executive coaching, hiring, program development, or crisis intervention

A global perspective

Experts and students offer tips on adding an international focus to your psychology work.

Breaking into Business

Opportunities for psychology jobs in the business world abound–as long as you think creatively and learn the right skills.

Doctoral program primes students for peace research around the globe

In the wake of traumatic conflicts in places like Rwanda, Sudan and Bosnia, the world is in need of psychologists trained to study conflict's roots and its remediation

Dual-career couples

Finding one good job is hard enough. Finding two takes hard work, patience, compromise and a bit of luck.

On the Web

Get linked to resources for international research like the Fulbright Program, international organizations, and the World Health Organization

Postgrad growth area: Acquired brain injury
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CLASS ACT

Learning the language

Postdoc Gwen Frishkoff blends her linguistics and cognitive psychology backgrounds to study how we acquire new words.

Putting ACT to the Test

Two graduate students are examining the effectiveness of APA's antiviolence program.

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DEGREE IN SIGHT

Discussing your findings

Your dissertation's discussion should tell a story, say experts. What do your data say?

Making the most of your model

Your program's position on the science-practice continuum helps to shape your employment options–but it need not limit them.

The best job fits

Psychology training models include bench science, clinical science, and scientist-practitioner

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