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Date: 14 Sep, 17 In: Computing Instructor Forum / By: CassieC
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The Ig Nobel Prize

An effective way of introducing students to the research process in psychology is to get them to evaluate a published journal article. This is something I remember doing as a student myself and although I found the exercise u...

Date: In: Psychology Instructor Forum / By: david_webb

MindTap Best Practices & Tips: IT, Networking, Security, Programming & Web Development

Any MindTap users for IT, Networking, Security, Programming, Computer Science, or Web Development? We have brand new training videos on our training site for these MindTaps -- see attached! But I also wanted to share these fr...

Date: In: Computing Instructor Forum / By: CassieC

MindTap Best Practices & Tips: Intro Computing

Any Intro Computing MindTap users here? We have a slew on training videos on our website (www.cengage.com/training) but I wanted to go ahead and share some computing-specific ones here!    Let us know if these are h...

Date: In: Computing Instructor Forum / By: CassieC

Evolutionary Psychology: Afraid of Small Animals? So is the Cat

I understand why the guy in this video is afraid of rats, but the cat?    A true "scaredy cat" Best explanation I found (on Reddit):   Just think of the millions of interactions humans have had with poisonous ...

Date: In: Psychology Instructor Forum / By: michael_britt

Functional Fixedness

A great way to get your students thinking about thinking is to introduce them to the concept of functional fixedness. A robust cognitive bias, functional fixedness restricts a person's perception of how an object can be used ...

Date: In: Psychology Instructor Forum / By: david_webb

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