Psychology + Neuroscience students visit Yale's Social Cognitive Development Lab and learn about adolescent development. They then break into groups to discuss methodologies for conducting research in the field.
Students read a story about the consequences of disobeying authority. They then split into groups and open discussion about the character, elaborating on their ideas regarding power and privileges.
Guest speaker Elizabeth Goodspeed, a graphic designer at Pentagram, helps critique student work in the Graphic Design course.
Students in Gender, Politics + Media work in groups to research how media reports on social issues such as the wage gap, birth control, and human trafficking. They will present their research at an exhibit at the One World event next week.
Musical Theatre students rehearse their short musical for their final performance next week.
Students in Applied Physics calculate the relationships between weight, force, and distance in the projectile motion of trebuchets on Old Campus.
Students tour Yale's engineering facilities during Department Time with a current Yale student and learn about the science programs and student groups on campus.
Sociology of Pop Culture students prepare questions for tomorrow's guest speaker, Daryn Carp, a former EXPLO alum who is assistant to Andy Cohen and host and creator of @sk Andy on Bravotv.
During the middle Wednesday of second session, students can elect to go on college campus tours throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic region. Here, students tour the campus of Princeton University.
Performance artist Stokley Towles joins our Philosophy students as they simulate the allegory of Plato's cave. In his allegory, Plato focuses on prisoners whose only reality is the shadows they see as they have been chained to a wall all of their lives. The allegory alludes to the idea that the human condition is bound to the impressions one gets through their senses.