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Page 54 text:
Coordinated and Illustrated
by Ken Hively
Page 53 text:
at the Man
By Vanessa Finan
Illustrated by Wes Preston
Two words have sprung into a synony-
mous existence through student word of
mouth at Valley College - Psychology
A self-acknowledged morning person,
Frank Pagliaro, professor of psychology,
meets with some of his classes as early as
7 a.m. lf students aren't bright-eyed and
bushy-tailed at the start, it's guaranteed
they will be after the first 15 minutes of
his lecture fespecially when he comes up
and pounds his fist on your desk - to get
a psychological reaction, of coursej.
Often, during the semester, Pagliaro
will ask, "Do you follow me? Well, here,
let me explain it another way." And this is
exactly what he proceeds to do. Pagliaro
utilizes the techniques of tutors, some-
times explaining psychological funda-
mentals using as many as five interpreta-
tions. This style allows a tailored explana-
tion of a subject which adheres to several
students' learning capabilities.
Pagliaro's Psychology l class flows like
Skinner's well-trained rat at a maze en-
trance traveling to the center to receive
his food. Except that the students' reward
For a man who would rather teach than
do anything, Pagliaro finds it can be
exhilarating and at the same time tiring.
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"Each class is a personality," Pagliaro
explained. A lover of spontaneity,
Pagliaro delights in classroom interaction.
Also, the size of his classes permits him
to know the students on an individual
Pagliaro attributes the appeal of
psychology to students through their de-
sire and need to understand the inter-
action between people. "We're fascinated
by people. There's nothing more interesting
or complex than people," Pagliaro feels.
Never one to try to psyche people out,
Pagliaro spends his leisure time doing his
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Prof. Pagliaro spends some of his Q f-f
spare time swimming and walking , . " ,Q
at Hermosa Beach near his home. f " , ' f '
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Probing behavior set in motion by the mind,
Prof. Pagliaro discusses the different
philosophies of various psychologists with
favorite activities, walking, swimming,
Pagliaro has been teaching at Valley
since 1953 and also has raised two daugh-
ters, Donna, 25, and lo Anne, 23. He and
his wife, Josephine, live in Hermosa
Beach where Pagliaro does most of his
walking and swimming at the nearby
Pagliaro, who more considers himself a
man than a psychologist, obviously also
wins the latter title with remarks such as
"l mean, really, what's more interesting
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