January 2009 | Vol. 7 No. 1

January 2009 gradPSYCH Magazine cover

COVER PACKAGE: The new economy and you

How will graduate students stay afloat?

  • The new economy and you

    What does the current crisis mean for graduate students' training, research and job prospects?

  • Recession tips

    How to fund your education despite the down economy.

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CAREER CENTER

Watch this

Classroom demonstrations drive home psychology principles, helping students to remember your course long after the final exam.

Building your lab

For research-oriented students, applied psychology jobs are an increasingly attractive option.

When family comes first

As demand for internships rises, students who have obligations to parents or children feel the stretch.

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CLASS ACT

Monkey math

Graduate student Jessica Cantion is overturning long-held assumptions about primates' numerical reasoning abilities.

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DEGREE IN SIGHT

The science of creativity

Use these empirically backed tips to capture your next big idea.

Choose your jury

For research-oriented students, applied psychology jobs are an increasingly attractive option.

Undergraduate culture shock

What's it take to survive the first year of psychology graduate school? Students and faculty offer these suggestions.

Smart questions

Wow your admissions interviewers and find the psychology graduate program that fits best.

Don't be a lab rat!

Ramp up your research assistantship with help from the experts.

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