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Sue Frantz
In the Intro Psych sensation and perception chapter, we often cover monocular cues. While it’s fine to think about how monocular cues help us perceive depth, I had never given much thought to what we would perceive if we lacked several monocular cues.   In Your Inner Fish, the author, paleontologist and anatomy professor Neil Shubin, writes  … (Show more)
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Jenel Cavazos
Have you ever wondered if social media makes relationships harder? If so, read this! How Social Media Might Undermine Romantic Relationships | SPSP http://ow.ly/95cI30qiLMC psychstudentrss
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Sue Frantz
Ingroups can be pretty powerful. We tend to like people in our ingroups more than people in our outgroups (ingroup bias), and we tend to see people in our outgroups as being more like each other than people in our ingroups (outgroup homogeneity bias), for example.   There is much rhetoric about Democrats vs. Republicans, immigrants/refugees vs.… (Show more)
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David Myers
In a long-ago experiment by Columbia University social psychologist Stanley Schachter, groups discussed how to deal with fictional juvenile delinquent “Johnny Rocco.” One “modal” group member (actually Schachter’s accomplice) concurred with the others in arguing for leniency and became well liked. A second accomplice, the “deviate,” stood alone in… (Show more)
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Jenel Cavazos
Feeling the Valentine's Day love? People Who Think Their Partners Are a Perfect Fit Stay Happier—Even if They’re Wrong – Association for Psychological Science – APS http://ow.ly/3SFa30qhciv psychstudentrss
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Jenel Cavazos
Has your university seen changes in the curriculum or in classroom behavior in the last few years? Read about one school in Texas that is facing widespread problems: When the Culture War Comes to the Classroom via @chronicle psychstudentrss
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Alanna Smith
 Licht/Hull/Ballantyne - SciAm 3e / Presenting Psychology 3e on 2/29 (SATURDAY), 10am - 2:30pm at the Embassy Suites Dallas Frisco Hotel and Convention Center (Bush Conference Room, 7600 John Q Hammons Dr, Frisco, TX 75034).
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Alanna Smith
Fuligni/Fulingi/Bayne - Child and Adolescent Development / Lifespan Development on 2/28 (FRIDAY) from 10 AM - 12 PM   Fuligni/Fuligni/Bayne is an exciting new 1st edition 2-book developmental psychology franchise  that is currently in development.
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David Myers
Click to view contentA recent Templeton World Charity Foundation conference, Character, Social Connections and Flourishing in the 21st Century, expanded my mind, thanks to a lecture by famed evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson. This much about him I had known: His multilevel selection theory argues that evolution favors survival-enhancing group as well as… (Show more)
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Sue Frantz
If you are about to cover or have recently covered the availability heuristic in Intro Psych, ask your students this question.   Which are you more concerned about: the coronavirus or the flu virus?   Alternatively, How concerned are you about the coronavirus? (1 not at all concerned to 7 very concerned) How concerned are you about the flu virus?… (Show more)
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