Observer Vol. 25, No. 4 April 2012

Observation

Rivalry Without Conflict

Take a gander at this cube. Does it look weird to you? The Necker Cube causes spatial conflict, which occurs when two objects strike the same place in our retina. ... More>


Observation

April Fool’s! A Reading List All About Humor

Why did the chicken cross the road? And why is that joke never funny? Psychological science has the answers. ... More>


Teaching Tips

Creating Student Interest

Psychology professors offers some pointers for fostering interest in important course content. ... More>


Student Notebook

Allowing Your Creativity to Flourish

Today’s educational institutions are arguably not providing an atmosphere that fosters creativity; Christine Lee discusses solutions. ... More>


Observer Article

Enliven Students’ Assignments With Wikipedia

Some dos and don'ts for incorporating Wikipedia in the classroom. ... More>