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Posts published in May 2021

Psychology Book Bingo: Summer 2021

Summer 2021: June 1 to August 31 Sports psychology Recommended by a member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology History of psychology Written by a person with a disability Recommended by a colleague at your institution Written by…

Therapy dogs on campus: Experiment example, assignment, or discussion

If you are looking to freshen up your examples of experiments, here’s a pretty readable one from an open access journal. Pendry, P., Carr, A. M., Vandagriff, J. L., & Gee, N. R. (2021). Incorporating human–animal interaction into academic stress…

Makeup and Morality

For women, perceptions of intelligence and morality change based on how much makeup they’re wearing: https://www.psypost.org/2021/05/study-suggests-that-women-wearing-heavier-makeup-are-perceived-as-having-less-mental-capacity-and-less-moral-status-60837 Source: macmillan psych community

Operant conditioning examples from recent comic strips

Good cartoonists are excellent observers of people, and that’s why cartoons can be a tremendous resource for teaching psychology. Use these cartoons by visiting their websites as copying/pasting into your slide deck or your learning management system is most likely…

Pharmacies offering mental health services: Discuss!

I have been reading with interest about how national chain pharmacies have started to offer mental health services: Therapy on Aisle 7 (NY Times, 5/7/21), CVS to Offer In-Store Mental Health Counseling (NPR, 4/29/21). While some pharmacies, such as CVS,…