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Baby Tears and Dancing Twins

Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan Psychology Press has launched a new social media campaign called “Ask Dr. Tan.” And, yes, it’s “our” Dr. Tan–Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan. Psychology Press is one of her publishers. Their Twitter account has many followers (among the highest number […]

Rolling Through…Time?

Rolling Through...Time? Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan’s latest blog–“Rolling Through Time“–reunites her with former K student John Baxa in a conversation about an animated short feature John helped create. That short is titled “Ball” and is about time. Or is it memory […]

My Cheated Eyes

Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan Believing is not seeing–especially at the movies. Siu-Lan Tan, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Kalamazoo College and a very popular blogger for Psychology Today and Oxford University Press (What Shapes Film: Elements of the Cinematic Experience and More), recently […]

Young Scientist

Mara Richman Mara Richman ’15 has built an impressive scientific résumé in three short undergraduate years–and she has yet to reach her Senior Individualized Project (SIP) term! During her study abroad in Budapest, Hungary the psychology major collaborated with Dr. Zsolt Unoka […]

MVPs Together Again

Picture of John Evans and Aaron Thornburg During their K days, Aaron Thornburg ’02 and John Evans ’02 were often together. After all, both majored in psychology, and both played on the Hornet men’s soccer team, where they shared MIAA championships (three) and team MVP honors. This […]

Mud-Luscious and Puddle-Wonderful

Small boy in rain coat and boots standing in a puddle Spring means puddles and puddles mean children and children mean the hard work of play, a.k.a. some pretty cool voyages to some wild new worlds, all within a puddle. To prepare her latest blog post (which could easily double as […]

Sound Affects DOOM

Sound off or sound on? Turns out that music makes better DOOM–or, more precisely, players of that first-person video shooter game score a lot higher with the sound (music and effects) on … at least according to one study. Associate […]

Kalamazoo College Faculty News

Some recent news about Kalamazoo College professors: PUBLICATIONS and EXHIBITS Carol Anderson (Religion) published “The Possibility of a Postcolonial Buddhist Ethic of Wealth,” an article in Buddhist-Christian Studies…Rose Bundy (Japanese Language and Literature) published “Beneath the Moss,” a set of […]

Of Bears and Babies

Portrait of Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan Associate Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan writes a blog for the magazine Psychology Today under the topic heading “What Shapes Film? Elements of the Cinematic Experience.” That assignment keeps her eye on YouTube videos that go viral. For example, recently, […]

Face Time

Portrait of Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan We love faces; our lives depend on it from an early age. And a close-up on a face is one of the most notable differences between the experience of a movie and the experience of live theater. When we choose […]