Archive for 2019

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Should You Smell Coffee Beans While Smelling Fragrances?

Written by Charity Aultman, Mitaya Johnson, Lauren Lowe, and Drew Weidner   How many of you have smelled coffee beans while smelling perfumes at a department store or even seen them and wondered why?  Coffee beans can be used to combat something called olfactory fatigue. Our olfactory system can become overwhelmed or overexposed to a smell […]

“Falling” Victim to the Tunnel Illusion

Written by Lauren Casey, Leigh Hanefeld, Aleese Holst, and Amanda Otto   What is the Tunnel Illusion? It is Halloween, and you and your friends decide to go to a haunted house. While wandering through the spooky scenery, you come upon a tunnel that seems to be rotating. Curious about where the rotating tunnel will […]

Amy Specker’s Grad School App Process

What is your name, year, major? What activities are you involved with on campus? My name is Amy Specker, and I am a Senior. I am double majoring in Communication Studies & Psychological Science. On campus, I am a member of Christ Chapel Choir and the Gustavus Wind Symphony. How did you decide that you […]

MUPC 2019!

Dear Psychology Colleagues, We look forward to seeing you and your students at the 54th Annual MUPC!  This year the keynote speaker is Dr. Kathleen Vohs, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She is also a Gustavus Adolphus Psychological Science Graduate! The […]