All about APS

On the morning of Wednesday, May 22nd, I got up at  3:30 AM to go on one of my most exciting career-related adventures yet! The Association for Psychological Science Convention. This was the first big psychology conference that I had the opportunity to participate in.

A short summary of my experience? I had a blast!

A slightly more detailed one? I learned so much, and I’m excited for what lies ahead of me as I advance in this field.

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“I’m stuck!”: How to get around writer’s block

Think back to the biggest, most important project or assignment that you’ve ever worked on. You’re sitting down at your desk, your laptop in front of you. You take a deep breath, put your hands on the keyboard, and start to write. But as soon as you get those first first four letters out, you pause, then –

backspace, backspace, backspace, backspace.

It just wasn’t good enough. You take a deep breath, and you start again. You get out words one, two, three, four and five and then

backspace, backspace, backspace, backspace, backspace.

It just wasn’t good enough…again. You start wondering if you’re ever going to get this done. You watch the clock, precious seconds go by as you rack your brain, trying to find the words you want to say. You start wondering- ‘will I get this done?

Does this sound familiar?

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