The Journey from Penis Envy and Lab Sex to Female Viagra

From the Oedipal complex to penis envy, the origin of psychology is tied to the study of sexuality. This makes sense; if psychology ignored the way sexuality affected people, it would be unable to understand the basics of the human psyche. Sexual

BEP phase one comes to a close

On the northwest corner of campus, construction for the new Biology, Engineering, and Psychology building persists as the fall semester comes to an end. Since enrollment has risen for the biology, engineering, and psychology departments, BEP is being built to provide these

Barry Schwartz reflects on a long, happy career

“Barry Schwartz has truly lived a good life.” This remark from the symposium honoring the esteemed psychology professor of 45 years best sums up the sentiments expressed at the event, held in late March. Schwartz’s colleagues spoke in Lang Concert Hall, exalting

Schwartzstock A Smashing Success

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Lion. Intellectually

College hosts symposium for outgoing Professor Schwartz

Last Saturday the college held a ceremony honoring long-time psychology professor Barry Schwartz. The ceremony took place in Lang Concert Hall from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. During that time, faculty members who had worked with Schwartz had the opportunity to share