April 24, 2013
Something that’s often said about Adolf Hitler (who we will start discussing in class this week) is “oh, thank goodness he didn’t ever reproduce.” Oops. Turns out he apparently had an affair with a French woman during WWI, who wound up having a child that Hitler never outwardly acknowledged (though the SS did give her […]
April 24, 2013
If you’re interested in a more recent (2008) look at Genie, ABC news has an excellent – if long – article looking at her progression and regression in language skills and acquisition.
This is very, very hard to watch — some of you may watch Ghost Adventures on the Travel Channel, and are familiar with the Pennhurst State Asylum (or “School,” but that’s stretching it) and the documentary “Suffer the Little Children.” The documentary was broadcast in 1968, and is an in-depth look at a facility where mentally […]
If you search Hulu for “The Lobotomist,” you’be able to watch the PBS American Experience special on Dr. Walter Freeman. The PBS website has a ton of resources on it, including a 1946 article from Life Magazine that is absolutely heartbreaking and shocking to read. For some stories of those who were lobotomized at Pilgrim […]
I’m entering zeroes for missing assignments. As we get closer to the end of the semester, you’ve had plenty of time to get things in. Making sure you make up homework, tests, etc. is your responsibility. All homework assignments need to be turned in by Thursday, 4/4. I have almost 90 of you guys, and I […]