Monthly Archives: January 2014

Are you outdoorsy? You might be interested…

January 27, 2014

There is a lecture series hosted by CWU’s Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals program that looks really interesting. (This is unrelated to our class, but I thought some of you might be interested.  There is also free Winegar’s ice cream at each lecture.) You can go to the website (http://www.cwu.edu/opr), but I thought I’d post the…

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Interview of possible interest

January 16, 2014

This link just came across my email: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/video/eleanor-maccoby-talks-developmental-psychology-gender-studies.html It is an interview with Eleanor Maccoby, a psychologist who studied child development and gender discrimination.

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Scholarships based on need and/or merit

January 11, 2014

YVCC’s Foundation offers lots of scholarships each year. You fill out one application and they determine which scholarship/s you are eligible for. I would encourage all of you to take a look at the application. If you feel overwhelmed by forms, come see me and I’ll help. Here’s the link: yvcc.edu/foundation.

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Interesting article about brain damage, stroke and language

January 9, 2014

Enough people know me well enough that I got several emails with links to this article: http://www.popsci.com/article/science/woman-who-could-write-couldnt-read?dom=tw&src=SOC The article summarizes a case study of a 40-year-old woman who had a stroke that affected only one part of her brain, namely the part that connects the language center to the visual cortex. This affected her ability…

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