psychology http://kalw.org en Teaching Toddlers About Gay Pride & Relationship Diversity http://kalw.org/post/teaching-toddlers-about-gay-pride-relationship-diversity <p>Psychology professor Gayle Pitman has just published her first children’s book, <a data-mce-="" href="http://gaylepitman.com/publications.html" target="_blank"><em>This Day in June</em></a>, a picture book about Pride parades, to help parents and teachers introduce sexual orientation concepts to very young kids. Its reading guide gives adults high points of LGBT culture and history.&nbsp; Among other subjects, Pitman teaches the psychology of sexual orientation. She finds today’s queer college students largely ignorant of LGBT history and is doing what she can to fix that. Time allowing, she'll also talk with <em>Out in the Bay</em> host&nbsp; Eric Jansen about her forthcoming adult book <em>Fringe: </em><em>On the Edges of the Mainstream Gay Community</em>, and her award-winning past book, <i>Backdrop: The Politics and Personalities behind Sexual Orientation Research.&nbsp; </i><strong>Live interview 7pm PDT Thursday, 6/26/14.</strong><a data-mce-="" href="http://gaylepitman.com/publications.html" target="_blank" title="This Day in June"><em> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:17:34 +0000 Eric Jansen 45782 at http://kalw.org Teaching Toddlers About Gay Pride & Relationship Diversity Is it love? The relationship between dogs and humans http://kalw.org/post/it-love-relationship-between-dogs-and-humans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What’s the emotional connection between dogs and humans? </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chris Hoff explored that relationship with Amy Cook. She is a researcher in dog cognition in the Psychology Department of </span>UC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Berkeley and has trained dogs for 20 years.</span></p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 23:37:19 +0000 Chris Hoff 33199 at http://kalw.org Is it love? The relationship between dogs and humans Policing theory suggests fixing broken windows helps fix crime http://kalw.org/post/policing-theory-suggests-fixing-broken-windows-helps-fix-crime <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When we think of policing, we don’t always think about psychology. One is academic; the other, relentlessly real-world. But many police departments, including San Francisco’s, assign patrols based on a psychological theory: The Broken Windows Theory.</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 00:35:01 +0000 Leila Day 30601 at http://kalw.org Policing theory suggests fixing broken windows helps fix crime The psychology of racial profiling in policing http://kalw.org/post/psychology-racial-profiling-policing <p>Law enforcement agencies across the country have policies protecting people of color from being racially profiled.</p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 19:58:23 +0000 Kyung Jin Lee 11616 at http://kalw.org The psychology of racial profiling in policing