Monthly Archives: March 2013
These two clips from “Everybody Loves Raymond” take a funny look at parenting classes (specifically Parent Effectiveness Training) and active listening. Special thanks to @AmyRamponi for the links!
One of my favorite activities in psych was to bring my Australian Shepherd, Jasper, and have the students select a trick to teach him. We would then discuss the best way to teach the trick, the methods, schedules of reinforcement, … Continue reading
Blog reader, Melissa, shared this youtube channel with me! Some of the videos might be a bit “edgy” for a classroom, but he has many psych related videos on a variety of topics! Check it out! http://www.youtube.com/user/TheProfessorFunk?feature=watch
Students often reference Dory in Finding Nemo when we learn about short-term memory. I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never seen this movie, but thankfully @brdcmpbll provided me with this clip! Nemo and Dory have a funny interaction in which Dory … Continue reading
This clip comes from the movie “50 First Dates,” a comedy starring Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler. Frequently when I teach about the types of amnesia, students bring up this movie. This clip is of “10 Second Tom” a man … Continue reading
Fraiser plans to play a prank using some principles of classical conditioning.