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The Gregory Robert Smith Case Study – Paul Okami

Freeze Frame: excerpted from Chapter 4: Human Lifespan Development in Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami

This is Gregory Robert Smith at age nine going on ten. He may look cute, but he’s not playing around at the

The Psychology of Superheroes

About the speaker:

Robin S. Rosenberg is board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology. Rosenberg

A Long, Strange Trip – Paul Okami

Freeze Frame: excerpted from Chapter 6: Varieties of Consciousness in Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami

On April 16, 1943, a chemist named Albert Hoffman was hard at work for the Sandoz pharmaceutical company attempting to synthesize various

Learning and Performance in School


Professor Beilock will speak on the topic of Learning and Performance in School: Attitudes, Anxiety, and Success under Stress.

About the speaker:

Sian L. Beilock, PhD (Michigan State University) is

How Cowardice and Heroism, Cruelty and Kindness can Coexist Within a Species – Paul Okami

Freeze Frame: excerpted from Chapter 1: Psychology As Science in Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami

On December 26, 2004, the single most horrific natural disaster the world had seen in over 40 years occurred in Southeast Asia:

Why Adolescents Take Risks

About the speaker:

Laurence Steinberg, PhD (Cornell University) is the Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. Dr. Steinberg is former President of the