ERIKA A. PATALL is a doctoral student of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708-0086; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Her research interests include achievement motivation and the development and use of meta-analytic methods in social science research.
HARRIS COOPER is a professor of psychology and neuroscience and director of the Program in Education at Duke University, Box 90739, Durham, NC 27708-0739; e-mail: email@example.com. His research interests include research synthesis and applications of social and developmental psychology to educational issues.
JORGIANNE CIVEY ROBINSON is a recent PhD graduate of psychology and neuroscience from Duke University, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708-0086; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition to meta-analysis, her areas of research interests include the self and self-regulation.