Psychology department shows off its talent

Psychology department shows off its talent

Jonathan Bue

Story by Gabrielle Moreira

CSUN’s psychology department held their 4th annual “Psychology’s Got Talent” talent show Thursday night where more than 35 students sang, danced, and played instruments.

The show was spearheaded in 2008 by Andrew Ainsworth, associate professor of psychology, who thought students needed a distraction from the nation’s economic downfall and subsequent tuition increases.

“I wanted to do something fun that could boost students’ morale,” he said. “It’s funny when you tell people you’re doing a talent show. They assume it’s going to be bad, but the department has a lot of talented students. It’s a variety show.”

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