Ask people in academia what they think of social media, and you’re likely to hear laments about the rotting of students’ minds. An epidemic of hasty posting, sharing and up-voting creates the risk that no one wants to think anymore. But Hampshire College assistant professor Alicia E. Ellis has come up with an ingenious way of using Pinterest — yes, Pinterest! — to help her students analyze challenging novels, poems and essays.
Jennifer Hamilton and Jane Couperus, along with Angie Willey and Banu Subramaniam published The Mating Life of Geeks: Love, Neuroscience, and the New Autistic Subject
in Signs, Vol. 40, No. 2 (Winter 2015), pp. 369-391