Members of Club Have Psychology on the Brain

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Byline: Olivia Pisano

Students at Lake Park High School in Roselle aren't just learning how psychology works. They're learning how much fun it can be to study.

Members of the Psychology Club plan to hold a "Saturday Night Live" event sometime at the school's west campus. Students will have the chance to interact in a dozen different exhibits that demonstrate psychology principles.

' "Saturday Night Live' is a new event at Lake Park and is open to all students and shows them that psychology is fun," said Carol Dean, the club sponsor. "The exhibits show psychology is much broader and includes different areas like sensation, perception and memory."

Dean has taught at Lake Park for 24 years. She has been instrumental in building and developing the psychology program.

One exhibit will fool students' perception. A volunteer will stand on a wooden block while blindfolded. …