GradPSYCH - January 2012 - (Page 4)

CONTENTS DEgrEE INSIgHT CarEEr CENTEr ClaSS aCT 18 Friends and co-workers Research offers insights into how to juggle your personal and professional relationships in research settings. Time to bail? How to know if you’re experiencing temporary disillusionment with your psychology graduate program or if you’re ready to call it quits. Scaling Mount Publication It can take years to get your study finished and accepted by a peerreviewed journal. Here’s advice on how to persevere from some of psychology’s most productive researchers. Need to heal thyself? Up to a third of all graduate students are coping with mental health problems alongside the demands of school. To whom can they turn for help? 14 Hot careers: Video game design and development Video game companies are increasingly tapping psychologists’ expertise to make games even more compelling, challenging and fun. Staying connected What are the best ways to stay in touch with your cohort and colleagues? Power up your PowerPoint Seven research-backed tips for effective presentations. 44 Searching for answers Wael M.Y. Mohamed has spent the last five years studying psychology in America, trying to find a way to alleviate the scourge of iron deficiency in Egypt. 20 32 36 24 36 Power up your PowerPoint 28 14 Video game design and development 4 • gradPSYCH • January 2012

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GradPSYCH - January 2012
Psychology grad school enrollment drops, despite record numbers of applicants
Students leave their iPods at home during ‘crunch time’
Media Picks
Chair’s Corner
Odd Jobs
Research Roundup
Hot careers: Video game design and development
Friends and co-workers
Time to bail?
Scaling Mount Publication
Need to heal thyself?
Staying connected
Matters to a Degree
Power up your PowerPoint
Dissertations vs. diapers
Searching for answers
Bulletin Board
Jobs, internships, postdocs and other opportunities
The Back Page

GradPSYCH - January 2012