Australian Journal of Psychology
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Cognitive modeling 'versus' cognitive neuroscience: Competing approaches or complementary levels of explanation?
Stephan Lewandowsky and Max Coltheart
Developmental correlates of emotional intelligence: Temperament, family environment and childhood trauma
Kathryn Jane Gardner, Pamela Qualter and Helen Whiteley
The relationship between social capital and depression during the transition to adulthood
Meredith O'Connor, Mary T. Hawkins, John W. Toumbourou, Ann Sanson, Primrose Letcher and Craig A. Olsson
The cognitive level of explanation
Not so fast: Rethinking the effects of action video games on attentional capacity
Jessica L. Irons, Roger W. Remington and John P. McLean
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Australian Journal of Psychology is the premier scientific journal of the Australian Psychological Society. It covers the entire spectrum of psychological research and receives articles on all topics within the broad scope of the discipline. The journal publishes high quality peer-reviewed articles with reviewers and associate editors providing detailed assistance to authors to reach publication.
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Improving tertiary student learning outcomes is important both for the individual student and for society in general. Psychology educators have the opportunity to both create and apply psychological knowledge to improve outcomes for all students, as well as increase psychological literacy more broadly. This special issue contains six empirical papers, as well as brief overviews of (a) evidence-based teaching and learning strategies that can be applied in the classroom, and (b) appropriate methodological approaches to conducting research on student learning.
Evidence-based teaching: Tools and techniques that promote learning in the psychology classroom
Dana S. Dunn, Bryan K. Saville, Suzanne C. Baker and Pam Marek
A 5-year systematic strategy to reduce plagiarism among first-year psychology university students
Caleb Owens and Fiona A. White
A brief measure of student perceptions of the educational value of research participation
Lynne D. Roberts and Peter J. Allen
Peer mentoring: Supporting successful transition for first year undergraduate psychology students
Andrea Chester, Lorelle J. Burton, Sophie Xenos and Karen Elgar
Enhancing critical analysis and problem-solving skills in undergraduate psychology: An evaluation of a collaborative learning and problem-based learning approach
Gery C. Karantzas, Michelle R. Avery, Susie Macfarlane, Alexander Mussap, Gregory Tooley, Zoe Hazelwood and Julie Fitness
Teaching intercultural competencies in introductory psychology via application of the Excellence in Cultural Experiential Learning and Leadership model
Vikki E. Knott, Anita S. Mak and James T. Neill
Developing psychological literacy: Student perceptions of graduate attributes
Sue Morris, Jacquelyn Cranney, Jun Mo Jeong and Leigh Mellish
Benchmarks for scholarly investigations of teaching and learning
Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges and Regan A R. Gurung