Stephen Porter is getting pounded in the media

First this: Professor Stephen Porter, an award-winning forensic psychology expert at UBCO, has stepped aside from teaching duties after his practice was placed under supervision by the B.C. College of Psychologists with a “particular focus on” sexual harassment and boundary issues. Two complainants have come forward to CBC, one alleging Porter sexually harassed her and another…

False memories are terrifyingly easy to create

One of many reasons why I am skeptical about surveys that ask students about mundane events over the course of an entire academic year. Students were told about two events that happened during their teenage years. One event was true and based on information supplied by the students’ parents. The other event was fabricated, but…