PFA Meeting Update

Our March meeting takes place tonight in Lake Oswego, Oregon -- anyone is welcome!  See the Next Meeting page for details. We publish "minutes" as the Flutterings column in our newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid.  Here are the Flutterings from our last meeting as reported in VexTab 56 (with many photos at the end). In our… Continue reading PFA Meeting Update

The Mere-Exposure Effect

by Ted Kaye, Vexilloid Tabloid #56 The mere-exposure effect is a psychological phenomenon by which people tend to develop a preference for things merely because they are familiar with them.  In social psychology, this effect is sometimes called the “familiarity principle”. I recently learned of this term, and the concept which it describes.  It puts… Continue reading The Mere-Exposure Effect

Vexilloid Tabloid #56

Our latest newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid #56,  is our longest ever!  It features: The Mere-Exposure Effect (Ted Kaye) Flags for the Year 2016 (David Koski and Scott Mainwaring) Counterchanged Flags (David Koski) Flag for Cascadia by Night (Random Pendragon) Swastikas in Japan (Alexander Baretich) There Is No Flag Large Enough... (Scott Mainwaring) Taíno Heritage in Puerto Rican Flags (Carlos Alberto… Continue reading Vexilloid Tabloid #56