Psychologists in Action
Dr. Ellen Mandinach, Educational Psychologist
Mandinach knows people learn in different ways. That’s why she’s applying psychological science to study how classroom settings can work for everyone.
The Psychology of Teaching and Learning
Psychologists working in the field of education study how people learn and retain knowledge. They apply psychological science to improve the learning process and promote educational success for all students.
Pursuing a Career in Educational Psychology
The psychology of teaching and learning helps us understand the social, emotional and cognitive processes that constitute learning throughout the lifespan.
Study of more than 6,000 shows that those with a greater sense of purpose were 15 percent less likely to die early than those who were less optimistic.
Commuters who converse with strangers report increased enjoyment over those who stay silent.
Psychology: Science in Action educates the public about how the science and application of psychology benefit society and improve lives. It shows the breadth and depth of psychology and the varied settings in which psychologists work, including research, education, clinical and organizational settings.