Reel to Real: Psychology Goes to the Movies

One of the first films ever made, Arrivée d’un train à La Ciotat, was first shown in France in 1896. The silent, black-and-white, minute-long picture, produced by Louis Lumière, showed a train rushing toward the foreground. As legend has it, when the train started chugging, the audience leapt from their More

Where Art Meets Science

Xunesis, an interdisciplinary company of scientists, media, and performing artists, will premier the short film on human memory, “Retrieval,” along with a companion learning module, at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology conference in January. The project was developed by Xunesis co-founders Robert Morrison, a cognitive psychologist, and More