Monthly Archives: September 2009

Are Women Really the Pickier Sex?

It has been a longstanding truism in evolutionary psychology that because of the different investments men and women have in reproduction that the best strategy for men is to be relatively promiscuous and the best strategy for women is to […]

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Welcome AP Psych Teachers!

I was delighted to hear from so many AP Psychology teachers regarding my post on “Clips for Class,” which was featured on Steve Jones et al.’s excellent blog, “Teaching High School Psychology.” I apologize for not making it more clear […]

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Great New Resource for Psych Faculty

All of us are “doing more with less,” especially this year, which means that faculty have precious little time to jazz up lectures. One of the resources that really engages students is the use of relevant videoclips from youtube or […]

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Binge Drinking and Back to School

School doesn’t start until next Tuesday, and we still have a weekend to go, but the binge drinking has already begun. The local paper reported that 11 alcohol-related cases had been treated at an Emergency Room near campus, one a […]

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Can We Really Taste Much Difference in Wines?

I live in California, the Central Coast of California to be exact, and as far as the eye can see, we have vineyards. Needless to say, a major hobby in this part of the world is winetasting, made even more […]

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