Study Tips for Finals

Finals Study Tips

  As the semester quickly comes to an end, there is one thing on every student’s mind – FINALS. It’s that special time of year when stress increases and sleep decreases. But it doesn’t have to be. Knowing how to study can make all the difference. Make a Plan & Prioritize   It is always important to have a plan. […]

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Featured Faculty: Dr. Robert Anderson

Dr. Robert Anderson

  “My best teaching memories involve students writing or visiting after graduation, to talk about life, how their learning stuck, or changed their thinking in salubrious ways.” – Dr. Robert Anderson I began teaching in 1975 and have been at UMBC since 1987. I would describe my teaching style as collaborative, focusing on personal understanding, critical thinking, and real life application.  I […]

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Featured Course: Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 285

  Throughout history, mental illness has been conceptualized in a wide variety of ways, often strange or humorous in retrospect – divine retribution, demonic possession, witchcraft, astrological influences, and imbalanced humors.  Patients were feared, shunned, banished and subjected to bizarre, often abusive treatments which nonetheless stemmed from accepted conceptualizations of the time – like exorcism, cold baths, centrifugal devices, and […]

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