Saturday, January 07, 2017

Mini research update

Without further ado, a few research updates:

January 2017 Psychological Bulletin:

- Why is there better gender balance in some STEM fields than others?  Possible reasons these authors cite include masculine cultures, lack of early experience, and lower self-efficacy.

- There appears to be a strong relationship between emotional intelligence and other personality factors, particularly trait EI.

January 2017 Journal of Applied Psychology:

- Sackett & Lievens argue that a modular perspective on selection procedures --in other words, breaking selection procedures down into their design components such as response format -- allows for insights beyond a holistic view.  Read this quite fascinating article here.

Reminder: the Journal of Personnel Assessment and Decisions is free, available here.