Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Personal Trip Through Psychology’s History

While working on a writing project on the history of psychology, I was reading through various timelines others have constructed. Usually, these start with a series of “firsts”–first psychology laboratory, first psychology degree, etc.  I was reminded of a delightful […]

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Web>clicker…son (daughter?) of the i>clicker?

As my readers know, I am a huge fan of the i>clicker audience response system. My students seem to like it, too, but some have complained that they lose the remote or it’s too expensive (our bookstore sells it new […]

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Our Student Group Work Mentioned in SciAm Mind

Congrats to last year’s APS student research group for getting some nice recognition in this quarter’s issue (Jan/Feb) of Scientific American Mind. Writer David DiSalvo incorporated our results into his article “Are Social Networks Messing With Your Head?”  We found […]

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Maintaining Weight and the Holidays

Needless to say, the holiday season poses some special challenges to those of us who are either trying to lose weight or maintain a weight loss. Some of the most challenging choices face us when we are looking at temptations […]

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Gifts for Geeks

The holiday season is once again upon us, and presents are in order. Some people are easy to buy for, others more challenging. We tend toward the practical chez Freberg, as the last thing we need at our age is […]

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