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Overconfidence linked to one’s view of intelligence
March 7, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Ehrlinger-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researcher Joyce Ehrlinger has found that a person’s tendency to be overconfident increases if he or she thinks intelligence is fixed and unchangeable.

Important finals proctoring guidelines for faculty
April 30, 2014

test-taking-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Access Center staff at Washington State University will proctor final exams between 7:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. next week. The center’s proctoring staff has issued these guidelines for faculty who will have their finals proctored:

WSU study shows best factors predicting success
July 21, 2010






PULLMAN – A recent study of the academic performance of nearly 6,000 WSU students who enrolled as freshmen here in the fall of 2002 or 2003, found that men and women participating in varsity athletics are more than twice as likely as similar non- athletes to graduate within either five or six years of their initial enrollment.


Similarly, the study concluded that – all other influences being equal – … » More …