Monthly Archives: March 2009

It’s All in the Wiring

Paul Thompson of UCLA asks questions that some people think are unaskable, or should be–like what is the genetic and anatomical basis of human intelligence? First of all, psychologists still maintain a lively debate about the nature of intelligence. Is […]

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Getting Feedback from Adopters

Publishers do a wonderful job of obtaining reviews for our work. I don’t know how I would manage without these underpaid (in my view) but hard-working people. Still, nothing beats meeting people face-to-face to discuss their reactions to your books. […]

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More Fun With iClickers!

Spring break for those of us on quarter system is short–very, very short. So I am happy to report that the process of gearing up for my first term using i<clickers has not been nearly as scary as I expected […]

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Does Being a Parent Make You Happy?

The search for the basis of happiness is convoluted, to say the least. As we mentioned in an earlier post, happiness is vastly different between conservatives and liberals, world-wide as well as in the United States. Money certainly doesn’t guarantee […]

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Discovering Biological Psychology 2e Hits the Bookshelves!

Thanks to Cindy Giambalvo, our El Corral bookstore manager at Cal Poly, I learned that my second edition Discovering Biological Psychology textbooks were now on the shelf for Spring Quarter. So Mr. F and I ventured into the bookstore to […]

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