Neuqua Valley Students Get into Psychologists' Heads

By Sneller, Beth | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), January 23, 2004 | Go to article overview

Neuqua Valley Students Get into Psychologists' Heads


Sneller, Beth, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)


Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer

Learning about famous psychologists isn't exactly a teenager's idea of a good time.

But when that same teen has to act like a psychologist, dress like one and figure out how to interact with other psychologists, things get a bit more interesting.

Neuqua Valley High School psychology teacher Jennifer Schmauderer recently hosted her first-ever "Cranium Cafe: A Meeting of the Minds," figuring her students would identify more with the famous researchers if they could "become" them.

"It's kind of a neat way for them to see that these are more than just names in the textbook," she said.

Students came to class dressed as psychologists such as Sigmund Freud, Ivan Pavlov and Charles Spearman. While munching on cookies and chips, they sat down with other "psychologists" and traded views on life.

"As you go through life, and you turn out to be bad, that's because of experiences you had in your life," junior Katie Whitman - as humanist Carl Rogers - explained to an attentive Sierra Min, who was portraying Spearman.

As they parted ways, Min and Whitman exchanged business cards.

"Call me anytime you need help," Min called after Whitman.

As they drifted through the cafe, the psychologists carried with them symbols of their life's work. …

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