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Gina Barrett Putt holds a Master's degree in Sociology from the University of South Alabama and has taught both psychology and sociology at the college level. She possesses experience in housing, gerontology, mental health, and in education. Ms. Putt currently works in case management, and writes for several online venues, focusing on social science and education topics.
Gina has written articles on a variety of topics, including the award-winning "Mental Heuristics or Brain Shortcuts" and "Evidence for ESP? Bem and Anti-Mentalism" on Suite 101. Her eHow articles elucidate social science topics such as "Space Exploration and Social Factors" and "Models of Qualitative Research." Gina's book reviews and other thoughts are on her new website, Socological Musings.
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