I’m putting together my lectures for the visual perception part of PSY101 (which I’m teaching in a few weeks). I was so proud of this particular slide that I had to share it:
Long-time readers of Mindhacks.com will know what I’m on about. Original paper available from the Homepage of Rodrigo Quian Quiroga
4 thoughts on “not your average PSY101 slide”
I understand the connection to Halle Berry, but you may be demonstrating a lack of psychological understanding if you use that slide: namely the psychology of female students, who tend to dislike the use of pictures of scantily-clad women on class slides.
Halle Berry is a talented actress who won an Oscar for her performance in Monster’s Ball (incredibly even though she wasn’t wearing PVC). How about using this photo:
Will you also have beefcake slides to go with the cheesecake? If not, why not?
I thought the reference was to cat woman, not to Halle Berry, whom I didn’t even recognize in the picture. I didn’t see the cat woman movie, and I only remembered that Halle Berry was cat woman after looking at the previous post on Halle Berry neurons. I think she’s much more recognizable in the picture Ellen posted…
The point was to discuss how the researchers discovered a neuron that responded selectively to Halle Berry in all forms – i.e. even when dressed up as Catwoman.
It’s hard to find a less-scantily clad picture of Catwoman
I’m glad PZ linked to you! I will be coming back.