Andrew Smith is an associate professor of psychology at Appalachian State University. Andrew is a social psychologists whose research focuses on how people's motivations influence their perceptions about themselves, other people, and the future. When he is not working, he's probably spending time with his family, his dog, or, if the weather is nice, he's mountain biking.
March 30th, 2019 | 26 mins 57 secs
How do we teach students about the replication crisis in a way that is honest but also doesn’t completely undermine their trust in psychological science? In this episode, we describe what we’ve done in the past and discuss possible strategies we can use in the future.
March 23rd, 2019 | 37 mins 35 secs
In this episode, we discuss our experiences with teaching about political, religious, and other potentially sensitive topics in our classes. We talk about ways that we’ve handled these topics in the past, issues that have come up, and give suggestions about how to mitigate potential problems.
March 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 32 mins
Monroe rants about why we should publish fewer papers and then tries to convince everyone to stop using MTurk.
March 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins
In part 1 of this episode we discuss why we started this podcast (and a bit about why we were hesitant to start the podcast). We talk about some topics we might cover in future episodes. In part 2, we describe what it is like to be at a comprehensive university that has a focus on both teaching and research.