Recent research in Psychology

Having fun with Psychology One of the factors that makes Psychology such fun to teach is that there are always new findings being published and spoken about, some more reliable than others, but all worth looking at and occasionally adding to your lesson. For example, today new research was published concerning the mechanism that repairs the brain after a stroke.  If you are teaching about the biological level of analysis, you could link this nicely to neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor's presentation regarding ...

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, ...