You Bailing? Don’t.

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We are all busy people. Sometimes we get a little extra time in the day when someone we had an appointment with fails to show up. As a professor, there are a number of times when I will be sitting in my office for my 10 o’clock meeting and no one shows up. Sometimes the […]

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A Student’s Take on Phones in Class [Guest Post-Amber Collegnon]

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[Senior Psychology Major Amber Collegnon did her Honors project on the effectives of various Brain Games. Here she provides a student perspective on a faculty peeve.] It often seems like college professors are lecturing students about putting their phones away just as much as they are about class content. Have you ever wondered if there’s […]

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Do you teach RESEARCH METHODS?

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You are invited to participate in a survey conducted by Regan A. R. Gurung and Rosalyn Stoa (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay).  We hope to obtain a comprehensive understanding of how research methods is taught, including the content covered, in order to provide resources and guidance to instructors of the field. The survey will take approximately 15 […]

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Looking for Something Completely Different (To share Psychological Science)?

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What are some core elements of Psychological Science? I recently picked some key elements and stitched together a short narrative. I was looking for a completely different way to share key principles. I wanted a non-lecture. I wanted non-textbook.  The result is one way to get psychology out more. Being a Psych Nerd, and someone […]

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Citations for Gurung TedX Talk.

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Bandura, A., Ross, D. & Ross, S.A. (1961). Transmission of aggression through imitation of aggressive models. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 63, 575-82. Barrett, L. F., Mesquita, B., Ochsner, K. N., & Gross, J. J. (2007). The Experience of Emotion. Annual Review of Psychology, 58, 373–403. http://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.psych.58.110405.085709Lazarus, R. S. , and Folkman, S. (1984). Stress, Appraisal, and Coping. New […]

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10 Multiple Choice Questions for Intro Psych Based on Gurung TedX

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10 Multiple Choice Questions for Intro Psych “People see Indian and they jump to doctor or engineer…” What is the term for this mental short-cut? Modeling Stereotype Attributional Style Thorndike’s Law of Effect What stress response do women show in addition to Fight-or-Flight? Denial Fight-or-Flight II Tend-and-Befriend Repression According to this Tedx Talk, what three […]

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Just Say No (To Providing Class Slides)?

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“Please Sir, May I have some More?” Oliver Twist’s request for more porridge was denied with vehemence. Sometimes students’ requests for instructor lecture slides are treated similarly. Should teachers give students their slides before or even after class? To some faculty this may not even be an issue to question. Many instructors I have spoken […]

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