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Lessons from Scotland

Golf teaches you very quickly that the competition is against yourself, not against others. You are your own worst enemy, be it the ego that picks a driver when an iron would do, or the ability to deal with anxiety making a clutch putt.

Lessons from Scotland2021-01-23T09:24:38+00:00

Lessons from India

I already covered Lessons from England, so some poetic license is due. I have tilted this post in memory of my father

Lessons from India2021-01-17T13:23:26+00:00

Lessons from England

1982 All Whites football team. Source: nzhistory.govt.nz From the age of 7 to the age of 12, football (soccer) was

Lessons from England2021-01-10T11:37:41+00:00

Lessons from Bulgaria

Насила хубост не става. Translation: You can’t make something beautiful with force. 2020 was the year that we all learned about COVID-19.

Lessons from Bulgaria2021-01-03T13:37:12+00:00

Ipsative Testing: An Update

I recently received a reply to an old blog that I had on the OPRA blog. My response covers some of the

Ipsative Testing: An Update2021-01-03T13:26:08+00:00

The Psychology of Success

Dr. Paul Englert speaks to Motivational Speaker and Self Leadership Coach Andrew Bryant about the psychology of success.

The Psychology of Success2020-08-16T07:57:59+00:00

The Dirty Little Secrets of Validity Testing

One of the dirty little secrets in the assessment business is the way that assessments are validated. There are no formal systematic approaches for the validation of tests that are easy for tests users, not versed in statistics, to follow.

The Dirty Little Secrets of Validity Testing2020-08-16T08:02:11+00:00

The Changing Nature of the Celebrity Psychologist

A recent article in 'Nature' highlighted the potential conflict of interest that may exist for psychologists who earn an income from public speaking on topics for which they are researching.

The Changing Nature of the Celebrity Psychologist2019-07-12T12:09:52+00:00

Positive Psychology Interventions Have Limited Impact, and It Is Time to Celebrate

A recent study published in PLoS ONE conducted a reanalysis of a meta-analysis on Positive Psychology Interventions (PPI’s). A meta-analysis is, in simple terms, a statistical means of combining data from a lot of studies, and is an analysis of analysis. The results of a meta-analysis are often more robust than single studies as they combine data from multiple sources.

Positive Psychology Interventions Have Limited Impact, and It Is Time to Celebrate2019-06-09T05:26:22+00:00
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