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Students study on the first floor of Hillman Library.

Editorial | Top six study tips for finals

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 30, 2021
Thanksgiving break was fun and all, but now it’s time for a generally miserable couple of weeks as we trudge our way through final papers, projects and exams.
Picking The Panther’s Brain | The science of adjusting

Picking The Panther’s Brain | The science of adjusting

By Dalia Maeroff, Contributing Editor September 26, 2021
In this week’s Picking The Panther’s Brain, Opinions Editor Dalia Maeroff talks about adjusting to change.
Opinion | Students need to change their work tactics in a major way

Opinion | Students need to change their work tactics in a major way

By Ashwat Subbaraman, For The Pitt News September 9, 2021
As neurologist and psychologist Viktor Frankl brilliantly put, “Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.”
Opinion | You’re worried about the wrong things

Opinion | You’re worried about the wrong things

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist September 2, 2021
National news coverage and social media algorithms trend toward negativity and outrage, which skews Americans’ ideas of which issues society actually faces — and which it doesn’t.
Picking The Panther’s Brain | Why everyone should learn about psychology

Picking The Panther’s Brain | Why everyone should learn about psychology

By Dalia Maeroff, Contributing Editor August 29, 2021
Opinions editor Dalia Maeroff details why everyone should learn about psychology
Opinion | Use psychology to transition smoothly back to in-person classes

Opinion | Use psychology to transition smoothly back to in-person classes

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist August 18, 2021
Most students might not even remember what an in-person school experience feels like.
Opinion | The COVID-19 pandemic prematurely aged us

Opinion | The COVID-19 pandemic prematurely aged us

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist June 22, 2021
I went from someone able to stay up and out until after the sun came up to someone who prefers to be home at a normal time so I can watch HGTV before going to sleep in just a year.
Students voted for Developmental Psychology as “Best Class” in The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” survey this year.

Developmental psych rated as ‘Best Class’

By Allison Radziwon, For The Pitt News February 24, 2021
Students voted for Developmental Psychology as “Best Class” in The Pitt News’ annual “Best Of” survey this year.
Op-Ed | Making Flex@Pitt more flexible

Op-Ed | Making [email protected] more flexible

[email protected] is actually inflexible, and in its current form will result in a suboptimal learning experience.
Pitt currently has a contract with Outlier to offer Calculus I and Intro to Psychology for credit throughout the summer.

Op-ed | A word of caution to students about Outlier courses

As an instructor of Introduction to Psychology at Pitt, I’d like to make you aware of some very big differences between the Intro to Psychology course that Outlier is offering and the Introduction to Psychology courses that Pitt offers outside of this contract with Outlier.
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