Month: July 2013



Using game-based learning in the classroom

I am a big proponent that learning should be fun. After all, learning should be reinforcing rather than aversive, making the students want to learn more. Recently, there has been a great amount of research in using games (video games, board games, and computer games) in the classroom to facilitate learning.

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Fraud Syndrome

What is the Fraud Syndrome?
Fraud Syndrome* is my term to describe the belief that one isn’t good enough to have the opportunity that he or she has and that sooner or later, everybody will find out. We have all experienced some self doubt at some point, feeling that “I’m not good enough.”

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Everyday Superheroes

Comic Con might be over but that doesn’t mean that we have to hang up our superhero capes. Carrying along the message of hope, superheroes are most important in everyday lives.

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Why Comic Con?

This is not the first year I have attended the San Diego Comic Con but it is the first year that I am THIS thrilled to attend. Above all panels, the one that I am most looking forward to is the Geek Therapy panel, scheduled to take place on Thursday at 12:00 pm in room 26 AB, where most of the magical geeky-nerdy stuff to do with psychology and geek culture will take place.

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