Freeze Frames

The David Reimer Case Study – Paul Okami

Freeze Frame: excerpted from Chapter 16: Sex, Gender, and Sexual Behavior in Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami

In 1965 twin boys were born to Janet and Ron Reimer. In a freak accident, the penis of one of

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

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

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:

The Brain, the Body, and Behavior – Paul Okami

Freeze Frame: excerpted from Chapter 2: The Brain, the Body, and Behavior in Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami

João da Silva kissed his 10-year-old daughter Nara—for what he later insisted would be the final time—2 hours