Spring 2009 Volume 2, Issue 2
Eye on the Future
By Becky Wong
Although a relatively new field to the Asian region, psychology is a popular major in Singapore, particularly among social science undergraduates. Contrary to common misconception, studying psychology in Singapore is not a "soft" option; it involves rigorous grounding in fundamental theories and methods in the field, particularly in the first two years.
Gary L. Wells is Professor of Psychology as Iowa State University and holds the title of Distinguished Professor. Wells is also Director of Social Science for the American Judicature Society’s Institute of Forensic Science and Public Policy. He is an internationally recognized scholar in scientific psychology and his studies of eyewitness memory are widely known and cited.
There is a common misconception that bigger is always better. This idea, however, may not be the best advice when choosing a college. Of course the big schools get most of the attention with well-funded sports programs and research hospitals, but there are many pros and cons for both.
By Joe Vitriol and Jason Mandelbaum
Observer Student Notebook
Laura M. Morett
Editor: Molly Petersen, Undergraduate Advocate
Associate Editor: Peter Vernig, Student Notebook Editor