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Change of SubjectFriday's print column: When the conversation turned to New Year’s resolutions at a recent neighborhood gathering, a friend mentioned one that sounded so unambitious I thought she just might stick to it: Perform three acts of kindness a week. She.......
Herbert Moskowitz, an experimental psychologist whose pioneering research on the effects of alcohol and drugs on driving helped produce standardized field sobriety tests and pushed policymakers to set lower legal limits for intoxicated driving in the U.S....
Sticking to a New Year's Resolution is not always easy, but success is possible by having a strong plan and working it, say many experts. Here are 10 suggestions that can apply to almost any resolution — whether it is related to weight, fitness,...
Lynn Goodloe saw her son's grades begin to fall as he developed a knack for getting into mischief at a private Westside high school. Was it a phase, drugs or something more troubling? Harold Turner didn't know what to make of his daughter's disorganized...
Laura Carmichael is not an aristocrat, but she plays one on television: Lady Edith, the middle daughter on “Downton Abbey.” And I’m not a psychologist, but in the same spirit, I can play one when it comes to a television character, and...
L.A. NOWUnderstanding Friday's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school might not be possible, experts said, but parents can help their children with the fear and insecurity that shootings evoke, whether they experienced the incident firsthand or through media...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThese disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
In his 1969 book, Love and Will, existential psychologist Rollo May contended that human tragedies that catch our attention can exemplify an underlying malady of the society in which they occur. Using an example whereby dozens of onlookers failed to...
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The Hartford CourantWeeks before Christmas, Mary Sherlach had already transformed her Trumbull home into the picture of holiday cheer. The red-and-green plaid tablecloth was in place. And there were candles and centerpieces on the tables and wreaths on the door and...
It was August 1977 and my plan was to drive up to the Bay Area for three back-to-back national psychology conferences, followed by a week-long meditation workshop with Tarthang Tulku in Berkeley. I'd recently become licensed as a psychologist at age 28,...
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Go take a hike – it’s good for your brain. So says a new study that supports something called Attention Restoration Theory, which holds that exposure to nature can replenish our cognitive reserves when they are worn out by overuse. And if...
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
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