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.