Psychology fun!

The end of one year draws close, and already you are probably thinking of holidays and relaxation. (Unless you teach in the Southern hemisphere of course, but these blog suggestions can still help you out). Maybe spending some a few minutes thinking about how to "hook" your new Psychology students into the subject within the first few weeks is time well spent? Psychology is one of the easiest subjects in which to do this. Most students start it full of enthusiasm, ...

Book Review

Uncle Tungsten, written by Oliver Sacks is a great read (further details regarding publisher, ISBN, etc can be found at the end of this posting). It is an autobiographical account of Sacks childhood days and how from a very early age he became intrigued by science, in particular chemistry. Sacks is a neurologist, living in London but who was born in the UK and grew up around world war 2. His work was brought to the public attention in the film ...