This semester, I'm teaching Behavioral Research (BR) for the first time. BR is a two semester course, so I will have the same cohort of 16 students for two full semesters. The goal of this sequence is for students to design and carry out research studies in pairs. Here is our course syllabus. The students… Continue reading BR Reflection 1
As a graduate student, one of my greatest challenges is determining what to read, how much to read, and how skeptical I should be of what I've read. There are so many journals, so many publications, so many people wanting to gain the academic currency of published work. If I do a quick and dirty… Continue reading Is our scientific advancement helped or hindered by current publication practices?
My dog found his calling: Winter. Winter, Snow, Frozen Poop. He refuses to come inside without mocking me as I chase him around the backyard. Little patches of snow are unearthed to reveal the poop he gnaws on with pleasure and defiant satisfaction. My dogs, Axl and Senge, changed the course of my doctoral study.… Continue reading Dog dreams